REVIEW: Betty Blue Eyes – Novello Theatre, London

Just back from an evening at the theatre; this time I was lucky enough to go see brand the new musical, Betty Blue Eyes, currently in previews at the Novello Theatre in London’s West End. IT’S 1947 – AUSTERITY BRITAIN, BELTS ARE BEING TIGHTENED, FAIR SHARES FOR ALL, THE COLDEST WINTER IN DECADES AND A […]

My Thoughts On: “The biggest lie in British politics : Johann Hari”

Johann Hari has posted to his blog today on the lie that is currently echoing through the halls of Whitehall and spilling out nightly onto our television sets and the plethora of right-wing-newspapers – that the national debt is to such an extreme that we need to make drastic spending cuts in order to ‘magically’ […]

A layman’s thoughts on the current UK economy

I’m going to do something that I don’t normally do, and write a quasi-serious opinion based piece. Do bear with me dear reader, it’s been a while! This morning, I saw a news story reporting that East London Buses staff have gone on strike because they’ve been given a pay freeze. Erm, hello, RECESSION?! (and […]