But What Of The Yoof?

I have just been quoted in The Times’ storify of Twitter’s response to the announcement of the demise (and subsequent online rebirth) of BBC3. The tweet in question was perhaps slightly hastily thought through – see here – though entirely accurate in terms of my reaction to a vast amount of television that I skim past, […]

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Very Blue Monday

Today is, according to an energy drinks company, Blue Monday. Usually, thanks to Sky Travel creating the notion of the most depressing day of the year, its a few weeks from now when the faded memories of Christmas combine with the stark misery of January, but this year, it’s earlier. It could be that Upbeat […]

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Gove Hates Fads*

You know that Michael Gove? Yeah you know the one. Inexplicably tiny head, an entire demeanour that seems far too much like a ventriloquist dummy has been brought alive via a curse, and eyes that have a roaring fire of arrogance behind them? Yes that one. The one whose only experience of education was going […]

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Total Bankers

HSBC has been fined £10.5 million today for conning old people out of investment money. I won’t go into detail as its there in the news story and to be honest the actual detail isn’t what bothers me. What annoys this here Douieb is here is a case of a large multinational bank with billions […]

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Striking Off

After three days of blogging about the strike action I was very much determined not to write about it anymore today. I like to presume some people abroad read this and if that’s remotely true (its not) then I hope I haven’t bored them to death with notes on an economic climate they don’t know […]

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Twitriol

My routine in the morning, generally, is to wake up and before I do anything else, check my phone for any overnight correspondence. I realise this is quite sad. Some of you probably have a cup of tea first or use the loo, but in today’s day and age where I may as well have […]

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