Tag Archives: David Cameron

Long shadows and high hopes

It’s December and I feel a blog coming on what with Advent commencing, and the advent of war just around the corner (for the UK, who look all set to pile in like Scrappy Doo). From France the bombing is … Continue reading

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L’Incroyable Hulk

I feel so well at the moment that it’s hard to believe there’s anything wrong. I couldn’t say the same on the days where they slowly drip poison into my liver via a cord attached to a disco ball of … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the General Election in the UK

My half-brother is voting UKIP. It shows how far we’ve lurched to the right that he’s not embarrassed to admit this. I’m embarrassed to admit this, and it’s perhaps given me some insight into how Christopher Hitchens must have felt … Continue reading

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Cross words, cross blades and Ecosse

The complexion of our block has changed, the respectful locataires replaced with younger, more annoying trolls who have the temerity to enjoy themselves at hours when they should be in bed. Before it was all tidy gay men you never … Continue reading

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Our friends Électric(ité de France)

I’m not sure which I hate more, small airports or large airports. In the little ones – like Edinburgh where I write this – there is absolutely fuck all to do (I’ve got six hours to kill and my two … Continue reading

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