ZELLA COMPTON: Amazon knows me better than Facebook
The revelations about Facebook and its data breaches has kept us all on our toes – what does the company know about us, how can that information be used, exactly what personal secrets have been appropriated for business and political gain?
ZELLA COMPTON: Legal, maybe, but Wiggins’ actions have stripped him of his hero status
I bet mine isn’t the only household that’s gutted by this week’s report that Sir Bradley Wiggins was unethical when participating in the Sky Team’s approach to medication during cycling competition the Tour de France.
ZELLA COMPTON: Space, the final frontier... for corporate litterbugs
While we’re still discovering how much we’ve polluted the oceans because we let our governments allow big business to ride roughshod over the voices of scientists about the effects plastic would have on the environment, how is it right that we’re celebrating a massive littering?
ZELLA COMPTON: Will Tour de France now follow suit and ban grid girls?
They dared to act. That could be the tagline of any blockbuster, but it’s a quote from a newspaper article which relates to the women’s suffrage movement, the ladies who set about staking their claim to the right to vote.
ZELLA COMPTON: Why does John Humphrys still have a national platform?
There was almost quiet for a few months and wasn’t it lovely? But now Nigel Farage has realised how insignificant he is and is making a ridiculous bid for someone, anyone, to notice him and give him coverage and is talking of a second referendum.
ZELLA COMPTON: Dear Santa – I’m dreaming of a white goods Christmas
About 10 years ago we ended up buying all new electrical appliances. Everything we had was second or third-hand and so run down. So we invested in our future. And wouldn’t you know? Ten years later, everything is again falling apart at the same time.