I Was Here First
An angry man, scaling the cliffs of coherence and only rarely reaching the top.

Archive for November 2010

This Week I Have Been Mostly Angry At…

November 30, 2010

X-Factor. (Oh c’mon; you knew this was coming). I have been getting very angry at X-Factor, Pop Idol and any other show that is marketed on this desperate desire for celebrity that seems to have gripped us in the past decade. I’ve been especially vocal about my distaste at X-Factor over the past couple of […]

This Week I Have Been Mostly Angry At…

November 30, 2010

Two schools in India. Scenario: You’re a headmaster of a school. You’re there to promote open-mindedness, rationality and acceptance. You just happen to be headmaster of a school based in one of the most superstition-reliant societies in the 21st Century. You encounter a child with a medical condition that is highly visible to people, but […]

An Opinion Piece

November 30, 2010

This won’t win me any friends. Your opinions are wrong. Your friends’ opinions are wrong. Those wise and lauded words you heard at your grandfather’s knee back in the days of yore? Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. My opinions? Yep. Wrong. WARNING This may come across a little Fight Club…. We’re a generation raised in a world […]