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7 Reasons U2 Have No Excuse Not To Perform At Glastonbury

7 Reasons U2 Have No Excuse Not To Perform At Glastonbury

So, yesterday, U2 had to pull out of their scheduled headline appearance at this year’s Glastonbury because Bono needs to rest his back. As excuses go, that’s up there with, ‘My imaginary dog ate my homework’. And this is why. 1.  Posture. Now, I know ‘rockstars’ like to own the stage. Nothing gets them more erect than running across the stage and whipping the crowd into a frenzy. Given that Bono is a prick...

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7 Reasons These Phrases Just Don’t Make Sense

7 Reasons These Phrases Just Don’t Make Sense

1.  Get On Like A House On Fire. So this means you supposedly get on really well with someone. Marc and I, for example, get on like a house on fire. Unfortunately, if a house is on fire, it is going to burn to the ground. Soon there will be no house. There will be ashes. It will be the end. So really, if people get on like a house on fire, it actually means the relationship won’t last. So like I say, Marc and I get on like a house on...

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7 Reasons Not to Write in the Park

7 Reasons Not to Write in the Park

  Last week, I wrote a piece entitled 7 Reasons To Write In The Park.  I did this because it was a nice day and I thought it would be a good idea to combine a visit to my local park with writing,  Having come up with the title for the piece before I set off, I felt duty-bound to complete it, even though my experience showed me that the park isn’t the ideal place to write at all.  This is why.   1.  Sunshine. It was sunny in the...

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7 Reasons That We Shouldn’t Make A Podcast

7 Reasons That We Shouldn’t Make A Podcast

Well, here it is.  You didn’t know that you’d been waiting for it, but it’s here anyway:  It’s the 7 Reasons podcast.  To play it, simply press the play button on the player or, if you want to download it, follow this link, then right-click and select the “save as” option.  After all, who wouldn’t want a miniature 7 Reasons team to carry around with them and be in their ears?  No one,...

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Guest Post: 7 Reasons To Watch Eastenders

Guest Post: 7 Reasons To Watch Eastenders

A few weeks back, Claire Quinn talked to us about freckles. And why they rocked. So convinced were Marc and I by her reasons, that we popped outside to catch some rays. We’ve just come back in to find Claire back on the sofa. She’s watching Eastenders. So while she tells you why it’s great, Marc and I are going back outside. 1.  Happiness. Ok I hear you… “Eastenders” and “happy” aren’t really words you...

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