Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

Tired of politics? #Me too

My political engagement has waned in recent times. Is my assimilation into the capitalist matrix complete and was it always inevitable? Clearly cynical concerns have asserted prominence at the expense of altruistic diligence; be it training to (hopefully) improve my … Continue reading

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We blew it.

Leonard Cohen once prophesied ‘Democracy is coming, to the USA’. But despite its lyrical brilliance I highly doubt he would have pictured Donald Trump ever becoming America’s president when ‘Democracy’ was penned twenty-five years ago. I recognise there’s something macabre … Continue reading

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We’ve lost the plot, haven’t we?

It’s a thought that I’ve been slowly coming around to for a while, and then the already tiresome, nauseating EU referendum intensified with tribal, polarised ‘debates’, a batshit crazy, cynical and malicious Orwellian photo-op and an American style political assassination. Then … Continue reading

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General Election 2015 – The Final Countdown

And so here we are on the verge of a General Election, and yes, this is just what everybody needs, another mouthy dickhead with a blog writing a highly speculative article about it, because there haven’t been nearly enough of … Continue reading

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The Telly Is Shite

I really shouldn’t give a toss But the telly is fucking dross I brace myself, pick up the remote Land on a soap; generic, inchoate And immediately my thoughts float, Like Libyans fleeing on a leaky boat Switch over to … Continue reading

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