It’s right that Ant McPartlin faces the consequences of his actions – but it’s not right to demonise him

The puns have come out in full force since Ant McPartlin was arrested for drunk-driving. From Twitter - Saturday Night Take Him Away' From The Sun (surprise surprise) - 'Ant and Wrecked' Nice. OK, we all know that Ant McPartlin needs to face the consequences of drunk driving. Absolutely - I will not argue that … Continue reading It’s right that Ant McPartlin faces the consequences of his actions – but it’s not right to demonise him

Have we finally got to grips with the truth behind tortured rock stars?

My one and only piece for NME (does this make me cool or someone rapidly approaching 40 yet desperately hanging on to their youth, increasingly jealous of their 19 year old step son who takes better selfies and has a much wider taste in music). Anyway, I like NME, I loved Hole and Nirvana and … Continue reading Have we finally got to grips with the truth behind tortured rock stars?

Dear Donald – my word, you’re bang on the money this time!

Dear Donald, I read with interest your comments about the recent shooting in Florida. I can understand your concerns about mentally ill people. I myself live in a country that, according to statistics, has a higher prevalence of mental health issues than the US (in the UK, apparently 1 in  4 of us are 'crazy' … Continue reading Dear Donald – my word, you’re bang on the money this time!