The greatest celebrities I’ve ever met

Celebrity has been with us for about 30 years now and it’s gone from strength to strength. From the very first famous person, helicopter pilot Jan-Michael Vincent, to bleached female cyborg Yazz, through the glory days of diminutive real-life wizard Harold Potter, celebrity has brought us many minutes of enjoyment. There’s nothing more exciting than meeting a […]

This is Charlie: The Rescue

This is Charlie Charlie has had something of a vagabond lifestyle. I don’t know how it started for him but, about a year ago, someone rescued him from an Orlando pound and put him on Craigslist in a bid to find a home for him. A friend of mine adopted him but when he moved to a dog-free […]

[Movie Review] 13 Sins

Starring: Mark Webber, Rutina Wesley, Tom Bower, Devon Graye, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Ron Perlman, Richard Burgi Director: Daniel Stamm Genre: Horror Cert: 15 Released: 2014   Opening with a scene where a respected elderly professor seems to lose his marbles by reciting crude limericks in front of a well-to-do audience before chopping a woman’s finger off when […]

John Legere: He’s uncarrier but is he uncaring?

In just seventeen months as T-Mobile CEO, John Legere has seen his “Uncarrier” strategy add 4.4 million subscribers. Uncarrier is an awkward name for a carrier who does not behave like one.  So if you’re on T-Mobile, you won’t have a contract, you’ll have cheaper bills because there are no more built-in phone subsidies, upgrades are […]

The Adventures of Morten Harket (not that one): Part 7

Part 1 – I’ve Been Losing You / Part 2 – The Blood That Moves the Body / Part 3 – The Sun Never Shone That Day / Part 4 – Sycamore Leaves / Part 5 – Shapes That Go Together / Part 6 – Lie Down in Darkness ANALOGUE (ALL I WANT)  “Can I have four pints plea…” Morten Harket started to ask the barman. […]

The Adventures of Morten Harket (not that one): Part 6

Part 1 – I’ve Been Losing You / Part 2 – The Blood That Moves the Body / Part 3 – The Sun Never Shone That Day / Part 4 – Sycamore Leaves / Part 5 – Shapes That Go Together Lie Down In Darkness “I’m tired,” grumbled Morten Harket as his wife shook him gently. “Come on, dear,” she said lovingly. “It’s not […]

The Adventures of Morten Harket (not that one): Part 4

Part 1 – I’ve Been Losing You Part 2 – The Blood That Moves the Body Part 3 – The Sun Never Shone That Day Sycamore Leaves Morten Harket stared out of his bedroom window at the sycamore leaves gathering on the street. “What if a-ha had written a song about these leaves?” he said, half-joking. […]

The Adventures of Morten Harket (not that one): Part 3

Part 1 – I’ve Been Losing You Part 2 – The Blood That Moves the Body The Sun Never Shone That Day Morten Harket stood in the men’s department of famous international superstore, Bloominghell’s. “Welcome to Bloominghell’s!” enthused a dapper young man who was clearly making a rather embarrassing attempt to grow a mustache years before […]