Cute but not too bright, it seems.

Avril Lavigne’s video is racist but that doesn’t mean she is

I was going to make a post today about that awful, awful video Avril Lavigne released but I don’t really want to inflict it on anyone. Instead, I’ll leave that out and just say this: it’s definitely racist, for the same reason the Kia-Ora adverts from the 1980s are racist. It plays on stereotypes and it renders an entire culture down to aesthetics in order Read More →

No, that's not a Dalek carcass, that's just a bunch of fly-tipped junk near by house.

Standing for election

So last night I signed the papers to stand for election to Bolton Council, representing the Conservative Party. I’m standing in Tonge with the Haulgh ward; which is the area I live in. It’s a lovely area and long-term readers may recall that I set up a neighbourhood watch scheme in my part of it last year, to cut down on crime and antisocial behaviour Read More →

If this is how the election goes, Britain is doomed.

The Europe Debate

It’s pretty safe to say that very few people were going to be swayed by tonight’s political cage match between Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage. The UKIP anti-EU mob went in believing their man was right, and everyone else went in backing Clegg because he wasn’t Farage. Nevertheless, there was an upside to all this. Farage’s reliance on bully boy tactics – loudly talking over Read More →