‘Rip-off Britain’ has been obvious and around 50 years – why is it still with us?

The British people have an unfortunate trait in that sometimes it takes them a long time to catch-on when they are being conned – we are too trusting you see. The population finally woke-up a bit in the 1990s and realised that they were widely, constantly and consistently being ripped-off with exorbitant charges on products, […]

England’s World Cup football squad announced – a team of losers led by a loser?

The FIFA  World Cup kicks off with 31 teams in ‘Rio de Janeiro’ Brazil in a month’s time – 4 years after England’s last dismal showing on the World stage in South Africa (in the last 16 we got knocked out and blitzed 4-1 by the Germans – Spain beat Netherlands in the Final). What […]

English Football – now a carbuncle on an historic sport ‘The Beautiful Game’?

England’s Glory Days – World Cup 1966It is often said that Football is a life or death industry – perhaps in England it has become that these days? The nickname ‘The Beautiful Game’, assigned to association football, has been much used by many pundits, but is often attributed to Pele – the brilliant Brazilian footballer.  […]