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I’ve never been a fan of TV and radio pranks.
I am a Christian. And, as far as such a thing is allowed, I am proud of that fact.
So what was the most satisfying aspect of Saturday’s 1-0 win for Norwich City against Manchester United?
In 20 years as a journalist, I have not yet made a misstake. But not everybody is perfect, even those who work at the BBC.
I realise that I risk being bound and gagged by a gaggle of angry acolytes for disrespecting their religion, but I really must say that the obsession with 50 Shades of Grey is getting on my nerves.
Social security is fast being replaced with social insecurity. The government’s war on the “handouts culture” is designed to appeal to a particular audience - those who believe that the words “benefits” and “scroungers” go together like fish and chips.
Before the Olympics and Paralympics, I was very secure in my nationality. I was English. Not British.
The London 2012 Olympics has undoubtedly been good for the nauseatingly-named “brand Britain”.
I used to think fare dodging on a train required native cunning.
Some would have you believe that economic meltdown or the disintegration of the traditional family are the things that will make civilisation collapse around our ears.
In recent years, I have been a victim of a hate crime. I have also been the perpetrator of the same hate crime.