Monthly Archives: September 2006

The root of all evil?

Posted by Ian   In this week of profound political showmanship and great national debate, clearly the most important news of all is the fact that the parsnip has just been voted Britain’s ugliest vegetable.   This gross act of … Continue reading

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Green with envy

Posted by Dom   I used to hate golf. In fact, hatred is probably the wrong emotion to use. Complete and utter indifference would be more like it – combined with a minor annoyance that whenever I tried to play the … Continue reading

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Football: beautiful game or rotten to the core?

  Let us know your thoughts.   Dom discussed some of the issues surronding the latest controversy to engulf English football in yesterday’s blog. Here are some of your responses so far.     First of all let’s be clear … Continue reading

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Football’s Dirty Secret?

  Posted by Dom   One topic has been dominating the banter around the nation’s watercoolers today: corruption in football. Tuesday night’s BBC Panorama programme ‘Undercover: Football’s Dirty Secrets’ well and truly put football in the dock – and the heavy pre-transmission … Continue reading

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A rum do

Posted by Ian   What has eight legs, eight arms and eight eyes? Eight pirates, of course.   I offer you that defiantly unfunny joke by way of a singularly understated celebration of the latest in a seemingly neverending procession … Continue reading

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What will you be wearing?

Posted by Laura Are you the kind of person who wakes up in the morning not knowing what to wear until 10 minutes before you leave the house? Well, join the club. But it doesn’t have to be so: here … Continue reading

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Hello Homepage!

Posted by Nicole:   It’s finally here! Welcome to our new look homepage. We’ve filled it with loads of improved features to help you make the most of your visit to MSN. We recognise that each of you is unique … Continue reading

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Tony Blair: should he carry on or quit now?

  Let us know your thoughts.   Laura raised some of the issues surrounding Blair’s future in yesterday’s blog. Here are some of your responses so far.     Last updated: 5.15pm    Tony Blair should finish his term in office. … Continue reading

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Could Labour learn valuable lessons from the rave scene?

Posted by Laura   Your chance to have your say…   "Things can only get better" was the rousing election mantra for the dawning of a new era that heralded Tony Blair’s entrance into Number 10 in May 1997. And … Continue reading

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Fishy business

Posted by Ian   "Anything can happen in the next half hour." Such was the promise, or more accurately the threat, gravely intoned at the start of every episode of Gerry Anderson’s classic aquatic puppet series Stingray.   Chances are … Continue reading

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