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James Joyce crayon marked manuscripts for Ulysses and Finnegans Wake

James Joyce crayon marks on his manuscript for ulysses

 

James Joyce wrote Finnegans Wake “lying on his stomach in bed, with a large blue pencil, clad in a white … (read more)

Posted: 26th, June 2018 | In: Books | Comment


Now Mag’s disastrous interview with Gemma Collins is a must read

In Now Mag read the story of Gemma Collins, the really irritating/ bubbly one of TV’s The Only Way is Essex.

 

 

What’s the best advice you give in the book?
Well, if … (read more)

Posted: 26th, June 2018 | In: Celebrities | Comment


After Gosport let’s rip up the NHS

Dr Jane Barton was in charge of prescribing medicine on the wards of Gosport War Memorial Hospital, Hampshire. The Sunday Times say she was “found responsible last week for the … (read more)

Posted: 24th, June 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


How many people were on the Peoples’ Vote March for Populism?

The People’s Vote March was about walking for another referendum  – this one intended to upset the result of the EU referendum. On June 23, 2016, 17.4 million voted for Britain … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, June 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


‘We must overturn the will of the People’ campaigners tells People’s March

Down with populism! So goes the Remainers’ mantra. And then James McGrory from a group called Open Britain, tells the BBC as she marchers through London with “thousands” of others … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, June 2018 | In: News | Comment


Transfer balls: Bale and Ronaldo to Manchester United (again)

Transfer Balls likes how every summer a player is the primary focus of all the chatter. Remember when Marco Reus was leaving Borussia Dortmund for the Premier League. The Telegraph … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, June 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Gareth Bale’s agent over the moon to join Arsenal

Is former Spurs forward Gareth Bale heading to Arsenal? Is Bale going to swap glory in Real Madrid for the Europa League with the Gunners? When Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett was … (read more)

Posted: 21st, June 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Will Ant McPartlin get half of Lisa’s fortune?

Want to know the “truth” about “the hours” before Ant McPartlin went drink driving? The Mirror thinks its readers do, leading with the story of the build up to Ant’s crime. … (read more)

Posted: 21st, June 2018 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment


Gosport Scandal: killing the old is easy but facts are hard

Dr Jane Barton’s is the face we are getting to know. The Mail leads with the demand “PUT HER IN THE DOCK”. On what charge? The Express demands “justice for … (read more)

Posted: 21st, June 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Hitler blinks: Trumps revokes child abusing immigration policy

Looks like ‘Hitler’ had a rethink. President Donald Trump has rescinded a policy that separates children from their undocumented parents in migrant detentions. The outcry was understandable over children being … (read more)

Posted: 21st, June 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Spurs striker Kane in heartbreaker horror

 

The Daily Mail is not alone is praising Harry Kane, the Spurs and England footballer. His bare chest fills the Sun’s back page. “Everybody loves Harry,” says the Mirror on … (read more)

Posted: 20th, June 2018 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Ant McPartlin, monstered Lisa and the blonde ‘rock’ who saved telly

Ant MacPartlin’s drugs habit and drink-driving have kept the papers busy. And now we read about his lover, one Anne-Marie Corbett, a 42-year-old married mum-of two. She used to work … (read more)

Posted: 20th, June 2018 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment


Man at Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden is ‘Spit’ intolerant

Everyone has special dietary request these days

 

To Queens, New York, where a man marking Father’s Day at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden with his daughter … (read more)

Posted: 20th, June 2018 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


Arsenal balls: Jack Wilshere leaves the Gunners

Jack Wilshere is leaving Arsenal.

For your love, for your commitment and fighting spirit, for THAT Norwich goal, for the FA Cups, for the 2013/14 goal of the season, for the … (read more)

Posted: 19th, June 2018 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Arsenal balls: Lehmann leaves and forgets Ljungberg

Arsenal’s new broom Unai Emery has retained Steve Bould as assistant head coach (a job he will share with Juan Carlos Carcedo), but booted out Jens Lehmann as goalkeeping coach, The … (read more)

Posted: 19th, June 2018 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Accusing every man of murdering Eurydice Dixon is pathetic and demeaning

When Eurydice Dixon was raped and murdered in Melbourne, Victoria, she went from private individual to public property. Daniel Andrews, premier of Victoria, thought it wise to take to Facebook and opine at … (read more)

Posted: 19th, June 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Arsenal sign Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno

Arsenal have agreed to spend 22m euros (£19.3m) on Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno. The 26-year-old German’s arrival will hasten the departure of Petr Cech and / or David Ospina. … (read more)

Posted: 19th, June 2018 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Clickbait balls: Hazard keeps agreeing to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid

On a break from advertising biscuits, Chelsea and Belgium footballer Eden Hazard is doing his best to alienate the club’s fans. Well, he is if the BBC and Sun’s back-page headline … (read more)

Posted: 19th, June 2018 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Key Posts, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Hey Remainers: The EU wants to kill the Internet with Article 13

The European Union is coming for the Internet. On June 20, the EU’s legislative committee will decide if Article 13 and Article 11 should form part of the EU’s Copyright directive. … (read more)

Posted: 18th, June 2018 | In: News, Technology | Comment


Arsenal will miss Jack Wilshere if the go-to Gooner leaves for Crystal Palace or West Ham

More Jack Wilshere news now. The Arsenal midfielder is wanted by Crystal Palace. Wilshere might take the offer. He wants to remain in London, and confronted with the choice of playing … (read more)

Posted: 18th, June 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Labour Live Workers Beer Company refuses to help Corbyn organise a piss-up in a brewery

Turns out we it was no joke about Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party being unable to organise a piss-up in a brewery. The Observer has the last laugh on labour Live, … (read more)

Posted: 17th, June 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Middle-class nightmares: Guardian readers panic over post-Brexit au pair shortage

Brexit matters trouble the Guardian’s readers as they made their way to Jezfest, aka Goodstock. What would it all mean for au pairs? One of the most-read stories on the Guardian’s website … (read more)

Posted: 17th, June 2018 | In: Key Posts, Money, News, Politicians | Comment


Arsenal fans rejoice: Jack Wilshere is leaving

Jack Wilshere is leaving Arsenal on a free transfer. TeamTalk says Arsenal manager Unai Emery has told the player he’s  not a guaranteed starter. The website says this means Wilshere’s … (read more)

Posted: 17th, June 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Labour Live: the highlights of Jeremy Corbyn’s Goodstock Festival

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Live Festival was  terrific fun. Let’s see what you missed as Corbyn continues his drive to turn a mainstream party into a fringe movement:
 

John McDonell sings Find … (read more)

Posted: 17th, June 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment