The media has been awash with the story of the six people who set fire to a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower in their back garden. Thank God the police acted so quickly in dealing with this. For a while I thought they were going to waste their time investigating the endless stream on stabbings in the capital.
It’s that time of year when fireworks are being set off at all hours, the loud bangs have got guinea pigs cowering under their straw beds and predictably there are calls, yet again, for fireworks to be banned.
Former glamour model Danielle Lloyd has faced criticism after claiming it is ‘creepy’ for fathers to hug their older children in public. The 34-year-old mum-of-four said ‘it does feel awkward sometimes, especially for children who are going through puberty’.
A former commander in the Metropolitan Police has criticised Sir Craig Mackey for locking himself inside a car and watching one of his officers being murdered just yards away during last year’s Westminster terror attack.
I don’t think a day goes by when plastic pollution isn’t being mentioned. It’s the environmental issue of the moment. The poor old polar bears and the melting ice caps aren’t getting much of a look in any more.
It’s been just over a week now since the sentencing of the men involved in the ‘trouble’ between fans when Plymouth visited Portsmouth back in April 2017. And I still can’t get my head around the sentences that were given out.
I’m not a fan of Jamie Oliver – in fact I’m still waiting for him to make good on his promise to leave the country if we voted to leave the EU. But him being called out for racism for making ‘jerk’ chicken rice is absolute nonsense.