January Doom

I’m having one of those times of year where I panic unnecessarily. I think it’s the sort of panic you only get with self employment, the sort that only comes after you plough through your diary for the foreseeable future and notice a distinct lack of work. Well, that’s not true. There is a lot […]

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’34’

Apart from her willingness to avoid tax or her oft complaints about being famous (hard life innit?), I have nothing much against Adele. Today her new single ‘Hello’ has been released, from her originally titled album ’25’, because she’s y’know, 25. The internet, as it’s prone to do, has gone bonkers over it, saying how […]

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How Dare They?

‘How dare all these refugees want to come over here and escape their terrifying war torn situations? I’ve been watching the reports on the news and I am disgusted that we are even beginning to let any of these other human beings shore up in the UK, instead of pushing them into the sea or […]

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Fringe Benefits?

Tonight at the fringe I saw one of the comedians whose material I’ve enjoyed for years, do one of the best and most well constructed stand-up shows I’ve seen at this fringe. Afterwards he told me that he’d had the lowest audiences numbers this year than ever before. He’s not on telly. He probably won’t […]

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Everyone’s A Critic

One of my least favourite things about the Edinburgh Fringe festival other than the rain, the length of it all, Saturday crowds, Friday crowds, Sunday crowds, Monday crowds…oh ok, sorry…are the reviews. I understand why the world believes they need to happen. There are 3000+ shows here at the fringe everyday and so the best […]

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