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7 Reasons Why Songwriting Is Easy

7 Reasons Why Songwriting Is Easy

1.  Tackle Dangerous Ground. You can take two areas that should just not work together, i.e.: sex and fire, and merge them. You couldn’t show two people having a fondle on a bonfire in a TV show, but you can write a song called Sex On Fire and it’s fine. 2.  Huge Creative License. You can call something something when it’s not actually that something. Alanis Morissette’s Ironic for example. “It’s like rain...

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7 Reasons You Will Win The Pub Quiz

7 Reasons You Will Win The Pub Quiz

1.  You know that in 1975 there was a number one single whose title wasn’t in the lyrics. Bohemian Rhapsody. And you know this was replaced at number one by the song whose title was a lyric in Bohemian Rhapsody. Mamma Mia. 2.  You know which area of London has six consecutive consonants in its name? Knightsbridge. 3.  You know which member of your family is an anagram of ‘Woman Hitler’. Mother-in-law. 4.  You know which...

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7 Reasons To Like Doors

7 Reasons To Like Doors

1.  The bedroom door.  No matter what age you are, whether you share it or are its sole occupant, your bedroom is a private place to do private things.  Whether you are a teenage boy practising your faces in the mirror, a thirty year old man playing World of Warcraft on his computer or a fully grown woman singing-along into her hairbrush, your privacy is protected by the door.  If it weren’t for the door your siblings, parents,...

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7 Reasons People Love Lists

7 Reasons People Love Lists

1.  Order. Your life is busy. You just have so many things to do. So many things that, sometimes, you forget to pack your knickers or eat more than spaghetti hoops all day. A list is a cure. It brings order to the chaos of your mind. You won’t embarrass yourself again. 2.  Stationery. A list gives you a chance to use those highlighters your grandparents bought you five years ago. And the A4 pad. Andthe gold star stickers. And the 23...

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7 Reasons Carla Bruni Should Replace 7 Reasons Carla Bruni Should Replace Nicolas Sarkozy as French President as French President

7 Reasons Carla Bruni Should Replace 7 Reasons Carla Bruni Should Replace Nicolas Sarkozy as French President  as French President

1.  The stamps would look much, much better. 2.  The President would be visible when speaking from behind a lectern and would no longer need to wear high heels. 3.  Paris-Match magazine wouldn’t need to photoshop the President’s holiday pictures. We’re not sure why they turned him pink. 4.  Angela Merkel would have someone to go to the toilet with at EU summit meetings.  We still don’t understand why women do that...

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