Quick question - hasn't Pharrell pretty much been let off the whole controversy over Blurred Lines? Thicke was the one who took the most flack for the horrid lyrics and all that, I haven't seen many people talking about how much they dislike Pharrell for them too. » 9/15/14 3:38pm Monday 3:38pm

I was coming down to say the same thing to be honest. I was never a big fan of the Office, but Extras is one of my favourites and I can watch it over and over. But Gervais is just such a prick, and as you said, completely 'post-fame Andy Millman'. Ever since the end of Extras (or maybe before, I'm not really sure, I… » 9/04/14 1:15pm 9/04/14 1:15pm

Ooh mine is fun. A few months ago I was at a music festival in Montenegro by the beach, and my friend had a disposable underwater camera. We got very high and went swimming in the sea, and inevitably decided to take naked pictures underwater. She got them developed a few weeks ago and it seems like in my stoned state… » 9/01/14 5:58am 9/01/14 5:58am

Annoying but unsurprising considering the paper its in. Though I am actually a little disappointed that they are bringing private sector workers in rather than promoting from within. Public bodies in the UK at the moment seem to think that the private sector is some magical wonderland where elves who can fix all their… » 8/31/14 1:23pm 8/31/14 1:23pm

So I red today that Mike Brown was shot twice as many times as British police have discharged their weapons in THE ENTIRE COUNTRY FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR. As in, British police have used their weapons 3 times in the last year, killing no one. Now I'm far from saying that British police are perfect, and that the UK is a… » 8/19/14 6:54pm 8/19/14 6:54pm

Great essay that one. Was at uni with mainly French people (studying in English), and sent them all that to help them unlearn French writing techniques, which seem to me to consist of flowery and obscure language in an incredibly formulaic strcture. » 7/01/14 9:32am 7/01/14 9:32am

So I'm a huge football ('soccer') fan and there are so many reasons one can legitimately criticise it - a culture of racism and sexism, ridiculously overpaid, overdramatic stars, the BBC's insistence on making us listen to Phil Neville etc. » 6/26/14 8:07pm 6/26/14 8:07pm