Three years on it still matters.

This is a follow on from my article on coming out that I wrote back in 2013 – you can read it here. And I’ve written a few other things on LGBT stuff – like this about Grindr, and this about Conchita Wurst. But back then in 2013 I said that I couldn’t wait for ‘Coming Out’ […]

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Restoring Labour’s reputation on security

Restoring Labour’s reputation on security

A few weeks ago headlines were dominated by the news that yet another young Briton had been killed fighting for ISIS in Syria. Just a few days later, we were warned hundreds of ISIS fighters were being sent all over Europe to rain terror in our cities and on our freedom. Yet, Labour has been […]

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Could the stars be about to align in Stockholm?

Could the stars be about to align in Stockholm?

The new year and 2016 will mark the end of much for the BBC. With a new deal being struck with the government, it is likely to be another turbulent year for an organisation creaking under its own weight, a majority Conservative government that has never been the Corporation’s main friend and as a broadcaster […]

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New Labour is dead, now we must bury it for good

New Labour is dead, now we must bury it for good

By 2010 after thirteen long years of power our party was not ready for a real conversation about its time in office. We could not talk about the concessions we made to be in power, nor what we did with it. Simply our party was in mourning of having finally lost the power it so […]

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Where are you now?

Where are you now?

Last night’s ‘Eurovision’s Greatest Hits’ celebration of 60 years of the Eurovision Song Contest portrayed the contest in the only way the BBC knows how to. The camp, the glitz and the glam were all out to mark this special anniversary. This was the second big anniversary celebration of the contest after a similar affair […]

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Is it because I’m Russell Brand?

Is it because I’m Russell Brand?

Russell Brand, the great leader of the socialist revolution, today decided to surface on the great injustice that blights British society. Brand, for whom being ‘a bit of a dickhead’ has become a job title, decided to impart his latest fable using only words that could be listed on Urban Dictionary under ‘twattery’ and in […]

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Just out of time

Just out of time

For a little while it’s seemed like it was far too long ago that we were offered a choice about the future of our country, but five years later – here it is and you’re already wanting it to pass without a trace. Roll up, roll up! It’s finally upon us and with posters being […]

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