Stark raving on about ‘work shy’ royals and lifelong imprisonment

Firstly  I must make it clear that I’m not a royalist. I don’t get particularly enthusiastic about the day to day activities of the British Royal Family, nor do I get overly involved with the many lively debates about the cost to our nation of funding them. I simply accept that they are an institution…

Stark raving on about waxing and moustaches

Female facial hair. I mean why? Why does it just appear? What hormonal changes make something so pointless and annoying happen, just at an age when you probably really don’t need to be getting any more despondent about the degeneration of your carcass? It’s just plain cruel if you ask me. It is of course…

Stark raving on about Johnny Depp and the true meaning of mockery

So Johnny Depps wife appeared in court (quite rightly) charged with failing to obtain the necessary permits when bringing her two Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo (really?) into Australia on a private flight in May 2015. Initially Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce threatened to have the dogs euthanised, but Mr Depp quickly exported the pets to avoid…

Stark raving on about the scourge of devices

    Social media. Most of us do it.  It sits right there in our pocket, periodically beeping away, notifying us that something important is happening that needs our attention. Ignore that beep at your peril, I mean you may be missing out on something so life-changingly important that if you don’t open the app…

Stark raving on about politicians

A vote of No Confidence in our politicians You’ve all seen the news this week. You’d have to have been buried deep underground or holed up on some desert island not to. Just in case you missed it, the big news is that our Prime Minister is a lying hypocritical piece of scum who couldn’t tell…