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.
I wrote a column a couple of weeks ago, before the World Cup started, about Portsmouth being the most expensive place to watch the tournament in the UK and how the average person watching it would spend on average £1,252 during the competition.
Seventeen-year-old Kathryn Osgood, from Bedhampton, has won Miss Portsmouth and with enough votes in her heat will be able to progress through to the Miss England finals. Good luck to her, I hope she makes it.
Dave Humphries, the police Inspector for Havant and Waterlooville took to Twitter to express his anger at the poster campaign by cosmetic chain Lush which decked windows in more than 100 of its shops with posters depicting a policeman with the words ‘Paid to Lie’ and fake police tape bearing the words ‘Crossed the Line’.
The whole debate about drugs – whether you think it’s cool, boring or stupid – when you have young people dying in the circumstances that happened at Mutiny Festival then it’s all irrelevant. Everyone agrees it’s tragic.
According to the Resolution Foundation – a ’prominent’ Think Tank – every 25-year-old in the country should be given £10,000 to close the widening economic gap between generations. What rubbish. I think the Think Tank needs to think more.
Just like the Charlie Gard case last year there was another stand-off between hospital and parents as Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool wanted to turn off the life support of terminally ill Alfie Evans and his parents who wished to take him to Italy for further treatment.
So, the US had just said it was leaving Syria, effectively allowing Assad free reign. What is Assad’s reaction? Drop chemical weapons on people and bring America back again. It doesn’t make sense. What has he got to gain by doing this?