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Publisher. Writer and editor for hire. Paul has worked on Fleet Street. Paul has written and edited a myriad publications, including ghost writing for professors in engineering to footballers and everyone in between. Paul has created online magazines for companies, including Betfair, BT, Tesco, Reuters and Vodafone.


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The European Super League is a FTSE for Football – bring it on!

On the telly, the latest Tory housing minister and a Labour MP whose name escapes everyone are lamenting the new European Super League, a new tournament featuring most of the … (read more)

Posted: 19th, April 2021 | In: Arsenal, Chelsea, Key Posts, Liverpool, Manchester City, manchester united, News, Sports, Spurs | Comment


The European Super League is so rubbish that Spurs are in it

On the same day that the greedy, venal elite of European football outlined plans for a made-for-TV European Super League, a lone Wycombe Wanderers fan dressed in the team’s colours … (read more)

Posted: 18th, April 2021 | In: Sports, Spurs | Comment


Aggressive police arrest, hog-tie and mock elderly woman with dementia picking wild flowers by roadside

In this video taken by a police bodycam, we see a 73-year-old woman accosted, pushed to the ground and handcuffed. Her offence appears to be picking wild flowers whilst … (read more)

Posted: 18th, April 2021 | In: News | Comment


Spurs Balls: Manchester United’s Paul Pogba rattles Jose Mourinho

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho says he “couldn’t care less” about what Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says about him. Mourinho cares so little about it that he’s told the media … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2021 | In: manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Is mass murder best for planet Earth?

The Guardian wants us to know why Genghis Kahn was “good for the planet”. Sure the forces slew around 40 million people. In every captured town, Khan’s forces killed everyone, … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2021 | In: News | Comment


Making Japanese prints – a lovely video

Japanese woodblock prints (ukiyo-e) are routinely gorgeous. But how are they made? Master printmaker Keiji Shinohara shows us how in this great video.

Lead image: Eight Shadow Figures, c. 1842 by … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2021 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment


Artist adds smiles to female prisoners and victims of Khmer Rouge genocide

Deeps fakes, fake news and now adding to the list of repurposed media (aka ‘your truth’) are happy victims of genocide and smiling female prisoners. Vice has apologized for its … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2021 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


Gorgeous hoodies for Organic loving Vegans at the Flashbak Shop

On Flashbak, there’s a fabulous range of hoodies, all suitable for organic loving vegans.

Hoodies are Vegan Friendly & Organic.

– High-end product, wonderful quality (350 G/M²)- Available sizes: XS to XXL- Available colors: white, navy blue, … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2021 | In: Fashion, The Consumer | Comment


Spurs fans joy at watching paint dry – the Dulux years

Spurs fans have been watching paint dry for years. And now the club has – get this – an official paint partner. It’s Dulux, the paint brand with the shaggy … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2021 | In: Sports, Spurs, The Consumer | Comment


Dread Beat and Blood: Lynton Kwesi Johnson, the Brixton Riots and The Spectator’s ‘Immigrant Swamp’

People had been getting angry. Forty years ago they’d had enough of heavy-handed police tactics and unchecked racism. On April 11, 1981, 13 young black people were killed in a … (read more)

Posted: 14th, April 2021 | In: Music, News | Comment


Pregnant women, children and cancer patients banned from Caraboa Cup Final

The Caraboa Cup final between Spurs and Manchester City will be watched at Wembley by 4,000 paying fans – half each for each club. But you can only apply for … (read more)

Posted: 13th, April 2021 | In: Manchester City, News, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Police hunt for world’s biggest rabbit

If you get offered a four-foot and 3-inch long rabbit, perhaps in the carpark of a newly opened pub, say ‘Darius’ and see if the bunny reacts. Because Darius, a … (read more)

Posted: 12th, April 2021 | In: News | Comment


Rocky Horror Picture Show plays to empty house for 54 weeks

You can watch The Rocky Horror Picture Show every Saturday night at Clinton Street Theater in Portland, Oregon. But for the past 54 weeks, the cinema’s Covid-enforced closure has meant … (read more)

Posted: 12th, April 2021 | In: Film, News, Strange But True | Comment


Good Luck Rituals Some Sports Stars Swear By

Good Luck Rituals Some Sports Stars Swear By

Good luck. We put a lot of merit in those two words. We have no proof there even is such a thing. We … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2021 | In: Sports | Comment


The best aprons ever are now in the Flashbak Shop

The brilliant Flashbak Shop has introduced a range of aprons. Smarten up your BBQs and suppers with designs by Dmitri S. Moor, Leonetto Cappiello, Gustave Dore and Gustav Klimt. … (read more)

Posted: 9th, April 2021 | In: The Consumer | Comment


The Brains Trust Bandits: Gun Assault criminals caught on CTV refused to wear Covid-19 masks

In America, such the bolshiness in refusing to wear a mask to stop the spread of off Covid-19, that one alleged criminal let his slip from his face. So here … (read more)

Posted: 9th, April 2021 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


The Glorious 12th: Metro tabloid creates contender for worst front-page headline of all time

There’s been rioting in Northern Ireland. But not to worry because you can get some noodles in a cafe on Monday. It’s the ‘Glorious 12th’ in The Metro. Yeah, … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2021 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Oxford-AstraZenaca : Countdown to Fear

Sorry. No Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine for you under-30s. Having been linked to extremely rare blood clots in adults, the advice is to chose a different jab, the Pfizer one, … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2021 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comment


Nuns sell convent, ‘buy £60,000 Mercedes, some racehorses’ and escape to new chateau in south of France

In 1990, 8 nuns of the Poor Sisters of Clara sold their convent in Flanders, Belgium, allegedly bought a £600,000 Mercedes car, some racehorses and disappeared to a new chateau … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2021 | In: Money, Strange But True | Comment


Musical Knives from the Renaissance

If you didn’t know the tune at a Renaissance dinner party sing-along, you could read the lyrics and music score etched on your fish knife. Maya Corry, of the Fitzwilliam Museum … (read more)

Posted: 6th, April 2021 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment


Keir Starmer apologies for meeting Christians at Easter

Keir Starmer has apologised for spending part of this Easter weekend visiting a church in Brent, London, run by Christians who think homosexuality is a sin. It can be dangerous … (read more)

Posted: 6th, April 2021 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Naked woman arrested in Dubai

Dubai is horrible. You can get all kinds of food at any time of day, the sun shines and your holiday cash supports a regime anyone half decent should find … (read more)

Posted: 5th, April 2021 | In: News | Comment


Daily Mirror introduces another ‘super saver’

“Saver who ‘never pays full price’ bought £220k house at 23 and haggled £15k off wedding,” screams the Mirror. Meet “Savings-obsessed Chloe Carmichael, 28.” She’s “sharing her top tips after … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, April 2021 | In: Money, Tabloids | Comment


EU moves to seize production from British built Covid-19 vaccine factory

British money paid for the vaccine centre sited in the EU zone. The Times leads with news in light of the EU’s threat to block four million doses of the … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, April 2021 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment


The neoliberal gym epidemic makes Stalinists blush

Do you see gyms and jogging as fallout from neoliberalism, those market-oriented reform policies which serve to protect private property from external interference. Nicole Karlis has view in Salon. It’s … (read more)

Posted: 1st, April 2021 | In: Money, News, Sports | Comment