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Christmas, is it That Great?

The most wonderful time of the year As Andy Williams famously sings, it’s ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ – and he is exactly right. Christmas is a holiday celebrated all over the world, every year, with happiness and love oozing…


Remembrance Day: 2014

poppies in the tower of london

This month, Britain and the Commonwealth came together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. All over the country, people came out in huge numbers to attend services and participate in the two minute silence. Not only does 2014…


Theft in society

Recently a local sweet shop was broken into and a total of £650 was stolen. Of course, this is an act which will have brought despair to the owner and brought the small business into jeopardy, as across the country…


Russell Brand, a revolutionary

Russell Brand

Fresh of my thrall through the mind of Roy Keane in the second installment of his acclaimed autobiography, The Second Half, I decided to go out and purchase ‘Revolution’. For those who do not know, ‘Revolution’ is the inconsistently written…


The Sam Copeland Memorial Match

Sam Copeland

National Sport

Gosport defeated in FA Cup first round

Gosport Borough 3
Colchester United 6

Gosport Borough FC crashed out of the FA Cup in a relatively entertaining 3 – 6 loss to Colchester United on Remembrance Sunday. Despite the three goal margin the home side, of the Conference South Division, acquitted themselves well against…

National Sport

Depression in sport

Ian Thorpe

World Mental Health Day on October 10th has been and gone but it is important to remember that the issues highlighted by the day are still present. The macho world of sport, a phrase which I detest but which seems…