Yeah, but why…?

It was reported earlier today that David Mundell had come out as gay. I know, shock horror! The Scottish Secretary (Conservative MP) is gay! Oh my god! How awful! Not.

So what’s my problem? My problem is not with David Mundell. It’s not with gay people, of which I could be described as being 50% on their side (hint hint…). My problem is with society. My problem is with this notion that people feel like they NEED to “come out”. We live in a world where people fear the repercussions of saying they’re not straight and it annoys me massively.Read More »

Is Britain dumbing down? I really can’t decide.

Of course I can decide. Yes. Yes Britain is dumbing down. And it’s dumbing down far too much and far too quickly. Anyone who watches TV on a daily basis will no doubt have seen the advert for a certain brand of shampoo and conditioner that features a woman underneath a waterfall in the jungle seductively washing her hair. If you look really closely, you’ll see a caption appear at the bottom left of the screen. Can you make it out? It seems to say:

Please don’t shampoo your eyes

I want to know who’s sitting watching this advert thinking “shit, I’ve been doing it wrong all these years”. Is there really anyone stupid enough to be washing their eyes with shampoo? Read More »