An Award-Winning Writer (About Time Too!)

Hello everyone, how have you been? Seen any good historical reenactments of famous battles in history recently? No, nor have I…it’s a really dour scene at the moment. It’s just become a day out for kids. Whatever happened to just a load of men with lots of free time on their hands getting together and…

The History of The Police Academy Franchise (And Comedy)

“The Police Academy franchise films are the movies I wished I’d made” – Stanley Kubrick Few movie franchises can be deemed ‘classics’, less still comedy franchises. But one sticks out, its head and shoulders rising out of the swamp and into the stratosphere of great films. That franchise is the series of movies called Police Academy….

The History of Ted Danson

I hadn’t intended to write a historical lecture about any one person. Not many people deserve a full chapter’s worth of attention. There are of course some exceptions to that rule but I feel everyone by now will know the history of Oliver Newton-John and H from Steps. But there is one man that deserves my…

The History of Christianity

Christianity may not be to everyone’s liking or beliefs but it’s impossible to deny the impact it’s had on society but where did it begin? Why was it so popular in Russia? Who decided how to spell it the way it is? Who was Ricky Pipes and what has he to do with Christianity? Is…

The History of The Napkin

The homo sapien, along with all the other creatures in the animal kingdom (frogs and shit like that etc) need to digest sustenance in order to survive. But what marks us out from the rest of the feral beasts (frogs and shit) is our ability to eat with dignity. These aspects are the result of…

The History Of The Romantic Gesture

“I was like a weed in her patio – no matter how many times she pulled me off, I still kept coming” – Henri H. Henry Romantic Beginnings Until the year 356 AD it was all ‘wham, bam, thank you man’ but sadly times have changed and partners now expect a nipple of wooing and…