I'm not telling porkies, honest! Yesterday I found a beer that tastes primarily of bacon. Bacon is well known for its hangover curing properties but could it double up in order to get you drunk as well? The cure turned source of the problem! Smoke, from the aptly named Weird Beard Brewing Company isn't actually … Continue reading Porkies!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnxjgoDFa-s The popularity and availability of social media makes it easy to reach out to people. Now, more than ever, it is easy to keep in touch with friends and family even if you are miles apart. A quick text message, WhatsApp or Snapchat takes seconds. The idea that you don't have to be … Continue reading Why society needs to take note of the Nationwide advert…
On Thursday night, Claudio Ranieri's dream as manager of Leicester City ended. Ranieri was sacked after Leicester's poor run of form in the premier league which sees them languishing near the relegation zone in 17th place with just thirteen games to go. Ranieri's class and respect for the club was evident on Friday afternoon when he … Continue reading Claudio Ranieri: Leicester’s Departing Hero
Analysing the impact driver only operation on the nation's trains
Just over two months after leaving the role of England manager, Sam Allardyce is the favourite to take over as Crystal Palace boss. He is odds on favourite to get the job after Alan Pardew was sacked earlier today in light of Palace's poor league position and recent bad form. But how has the disgraced England … Continue reading Big Sam and the Crystal Palace job
Some weeks ago I sent one of my favourite musicians a message. I didn't expect a reply, nor did I expect it to come so quickly. I was thrilled to receive that reply just two days later. Frances is my favourite solo artist, not just for her voice but also the lyrics that she writes and … Continue reading A star named Frances
As Hameed scores his maiden half century for England in Rajkot, I take a look at the England opener.
The third and final test in this one sided test series between England and Sri Lanka was a rather dull affair. It was a test which never seemed to spark into life; the weather affected ending an apt finish to the game. After Alastair Cook reached the 10,000 run milestone in the last test, … Continue reading England vs Sri Lanka Third Test Verdict
Just two months ago I commented that the idea to charge people to exercise in their local park was absurd. Parkrun offer an opportunity for anybody to run a timed 5k course in many different parks across the country. The Little Stoke Parish Council were intent on charging people for running in the great outdoors … Continue reading The closure of Little Stoke Parkrun
Nick Compton's test statistics are far from gloomy, he has thus far averaged just over 30 in all the tests he has played. Consider that he bats at the top of the order when the ball is at it's hardest and the bowlers are at their freshest and his stats aren't bad at all. Compare … Continue reading One last hurrah for Compton?