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7 Reasons That Vuvuzelas Are Annoying

7 Reasons That Vuvuzelas Are Annoying

1.  The Obsession.  The nation is obsessed with the vuvuzela.  It’s impossible to read a newspaper, listen to the radio, watch the television, go to the pub, or read an internet humour site without someone bleating on about vuvuzelas.  But I think that this focus on the vuvuzela is causing us to miss out on other World Cup stories.  We’re just not getting enough ill-informed conjecture about problems with the ball: Is it that it’s...

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7 Reasons To Fly A Kite

7 Reasons To Fly A Kite

1.  Cats. It’s a well known fact that 80% of all missing cats are somewhere up a tree. 60% of these cats are found when someone accidentally gets their kite tangled up on the same branch. So basically, the morale of this reason is thus: If you’ve lost a cat, buy a kite. 2.  Life Skills Training. There aren’t many more annoying things in life than Janet Street-Porter, but trying to fly a kite when there is no wind has to be...

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7 Reasons To Fly With British Airways This Christmas

7 Reasons To Fly With British Airways This Christmas

1.  You’re the boss. The last thing BA need now is more bad publicity. The staff, therefore, are going to be under strict instructions to be extra pleasant to customers. Anything from getting away with being 3kg overweight (your luggage that is) to a constant supply of dry roasted peanuts could be yours. 2.  Bump it up. With the cancellation of so many flights, planes are going to be even more overbooked than usual. BA are going to have...

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