The Secret Service Of Seen It Before

Kingsman: The Secret Service is a peculiar film. Whilst highly enjoyable and well executed - by the ever reliable Matthew Vaughn - the story of a ne'er do well, diamond in the rough, London street youth, who is recruited to join the most secret of secret agent cabals, is entertaining yet immediately forgettable. Taron Egerton…

A Life Less Stupid.

It is ever the prerogative of man, to find reasons to dislike their fellow man. Whether it be because of colour, nationality, size or beliefs, man will find a way to distinguish and separate. As children, before learning or influence, we accept, unless given a reason, our fellow man, regardless of appearance. Later the prejudices…

Incarcerated By Lies

The invitations are plentiful. As are the suggestions. Invitations? That's not right. Temptations; offers of a kind. Buy this, come here, experience this, you have to do this! Modern life. Apparently, your peer group can pull you up or pull you down. Given the choice, you would pick a peer group that pulls you up.…

If.

What he had never learnt, understood, was that being ordinary, getting by or coasting along, just was not going to be enough. This was not the seventies. This was no longer the era of the working classes. Even those who still claimed to be of working class stock, had embraced the ethos of mixing with…

Missing The Rainbow

In 1994 film, Dumb and Dumber, the two main characters, Lloyd and Harry, have travel to Aspen and in spite of their stupidity and ineptitude, save the day. Lloyd, who had persuaded Harry to travel with him, had crossed the country having become smitten with Mary after a brief encounter as her driver. Unfortunately, Mary…

Before I Die: 101 thing to do – part four

Back to the list... 22.) Drive a supercar I am not really a petrol head. A motor vehicle is for the purposes of transportation. I do, however, love a fast car! Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, doesn't matter as long as it is stupidly fast. Zoom. 23.) Attend a major sporting event Six nations, Olympics, World Cup,…

Free Speech For All. As Long As We Approve

With the Charlie Hedbo attacks and outrage at the attempts of terrorist efforts to suppress 'free speech', the everyday editing of Western society actions, the societal conformity and the scourge of political correctness continues unchecked. The attacks in Paris and the reaction they caused is something that is born, apparently, from the supposed attack on…

The Never List (Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fo Dat!)

There are things in life that people do or achieve that I just don't get. These things are considered milestones, or cathartic. Achievements too talk about at work or in social situations, the kind of thing that people feel they should be interested in or, at the very least, impressed by. The most notable thing…