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I am English first, British second and never ever European. I have supported Oldham Athletic FC for 50 years which has made me immune from depression. My taste buds have died due to too many red hot curries so I drink Kronenburg beer and milk - sometimes in the same glass. I have a wife, daughter, 9 cats and I like toast.

Should Britain Apologize For The Amritsar Massacre?

A little over 100 years ago, a British officer - Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer - ordered his troops to open fire on hundreds of unarmed Indian civilians.…

How To Confuse English Speakers With English

Did your mother or grandparents have any phrases that made no sense at all to you? Mine did. I spoke English perfectly well, albeit with a northern accent.…

The Power Of the Mob

No, I'm not talking about the Mafia. I'm talking about human beings - not that the Mafia aren't human beings of course. Unpleasant ones perhaps.…

Don’t Drink And Drive—You Might Spill It

Drinking and driving has long been a taboo. That's alcohol by the way, although, I suppose, drinking a milkshake while you're driving along is unwise.…

Will Britain Become More Politically Extreme?

Trust and faith in Britain's 'mainstream' political parties had been at an all-time low for quite some time. More lately not just dropped through the floor.…

Is Britain Heading For A Period of Civil Unrest?

I quite like that term, 'civil unrest'. It sounds like a contradiction in terms. It sounds like you are going to politely hit somebody over the head.…

An Englishman’s Word On Social Media Bullying

There's a lot of social media bullying about you know. A disgracefully large amount actually. I suppose it's the anonymity that is possible.…

The Afterlife Must Be Very Crowded

Religion eh? What is it all about? Personally I don't mind it, as long as it stays the hell away from me anyway. If people want the faith they have…

Is British Democracy In Real Danger?

Now before you moan and say 'oh not that again!', it isn't my fault is it? I didn't call a damn referendum on Britain's EU membership.…

British TV: The Greatest Whoever Is Total Nonsense

I have no idea whether this absurd desire to name the greatest somebody at something has caught on over there in America.…

The News We Want To Tell You About

I can safely assume the news the people of North Korea or Iran or other unfortunate nations get is, shall we say, bullshit on the whole.…

The Time Of Exaggeration And The Offended Generation

Is it just me? Probably. Why is, seemingly, exaggeration becoming the norm? It does appear to be. Somewhat alarmingly as a matter of fact.…

British Prime Minister Makes Brexit Worse

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, or, as she is increasingly being called, Theresa Mayhem, has just metaphorically picked up a hammer.…

Is The Media Becoming Christianophobic?

Fifty completely innocent Muslims, including men, women and children were murdered by a far right terrorist in New Zealand a few days ago. Horrific. Evil. …

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