Opinion

Mr Alfred Muggins' Thoughts On The Reformation

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He had been virtually accused of racism in the summer for defending the statues on social media, but there was no foundation to it! What would they have accused him of if they had realised he was a fan of Henry VIII? At least he wasn't going to get his head chopped off.....
Cherry

Inferno Revisted: VII.i - The Warmongers

(Image from Wikimedia Commons - in public domain) One in a series of verses inspired by Dante's Inferno / The Divine Comedy, exploring modern-day issues in relation to the circles of Hell. In one of the very few examples of people in the original Seventh Circle I feel should be punished, here is my take on the warmongers - part of the Circle of Violence.

Sage Advice

Hey you young un's, come hither, come hither. Don't run away, and don't you dither. I know you live in cubes now, with worried faces. But it's time...
Cherry

Inferno Revisted: VIII.i - The Seducers

(Image from Wikimedia Commons - In Public Domain) One in a series of verses inspired by Dante's Inferno / The Divine Comedy , exploring modern-day issues in relation to the circles of Hell. The Eighth Circle has many sections, the first of which houses seducers, who misuse love for their own means. I have attempted to craft these in accordance with the terza rima scheme and iambic pentameter.
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Don't be Too Happy - There's a Law Against It

Think of your favourite song, and hum it. Smile and your popularity will summit. Grin too long and your stock will plummet. Laugh too long and they'...

Let me Splain

Many people are confused about Trump’s impeachment. How can he be both impeached and acquitted? Impeachment is a political form of indictment. In the...

Golden Memories: Neighbours

When asked what 'Hell' was, Sartre was alleged to reply "other people". This may not be true, and he would no doubt wish to qualify the statement if...

Lent

Even though I'm excommunicated from the Catholic Church, I still cling to some traditions while other traditions that I want to get rid of cling to...