Articles by: mikethemike

A Reflection On Classical Literature

September 9, 2013 7:18 pm0 comments
A Reflection On Classical Literature

How does one define classical literature? In the same way that one defines classical music? Could classical be replaced with “old?” In this sense, is old being used in the pejorative? An unfortunate consequence of the age in which we live, is that everything is now in easily digestible chunks, […]

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UKIP and the Rotherham Injustice.

December 2, 2012 12:05 pm0 comments
UKIP and the Rotherham Injustice.

Whilst supporters of UKIP were yelling from their rooftops this week as an independence supporting foster family had their three children removed because of their political allegiance, others were left unsure what to think. The issue is much more complex than most people would care to believe, and when you […]

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Britains Got…Yawwwwwn

April 23, 2012 1:20 pm1 comment
Britains Got…Yawwwwwn

Being as cynical as the next man, it’s taken me a long time to come to the conclusion that Britain’s Got Talent is a massive money making vehicle for Simon Cowell, with so little attention paid to the talent that it’s almost painful. The only glimpse of the talent we really […]

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Let’s call the whole thing off…

April 21, 2012 6:56 pm2 comments
Let’s call the whole thing off…

Arguments about the Bahraini Grand Prix have been dominating the news outlets for some time, with coverage intensifying as we draw closer to the actual event. Whilst not condoning the dreadful human rights violations that are rife in the country, it seems like there are numerous reasons for calling off […]

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