Cyber Assault

Good heavens!

To say I’ve been bombarded with unsolicited e-mails for the last week would be an understatement.  First of all, it was all about Black Friday.  Black Friday?  At first I thought I was misreading and it meant Good Friday, except I’d got my seasons all mixed up.  But no, it was this hideous free-for-all-imported-from-US day when tat or merchandise the stores wanted to shift went ‘on sale’.  I’m sure you saw the pictures and the newsreels which were beyond belief.  Then, these emails continued over the weekend for Cyber Monday, which is an extension of Black Friday but … Read the rest »

My X-Factor X-it!

I cannot take it any more.

First of all, Louis chooses two – not one but TWO – One Direction clone-boybands and leaves out the amazing Times Red. Then Tulisa leaves out the fabulous Leanne to take Jade, who perhaps has a “better” back story – she’s a single mum living in a tower block (yawn!).
Then, Jahmene, who in bootcamp gave the worst performance of faking nerves I’ve ever seen and something called Rylan (oh, God! he had to be from Essex, didn’t he? We’re really quite nice and normal here although you’d never think so if you only … Read the rest »