Monthly Archives: July 2007


How do you get your news? 1

Originally people got news via the radio, broadsheet newspapers and occasionally via the cinema screen. This was perfectly fine for many years. However, with the increased use of technology people seek (or should seek) other sources to get a high standard of news. If you stick with one source, such as the newspaper, it might […]


The life of an unemployed man 1

I had been the Vice-President (Academic Representation) at Hull University Union for a year, had got settled and really enjoyed it. The job was one of the best experiences of my life. However, at midday on June 29th 2007, I became an unemployed man. It was strange because for a while, the feeling of being […]


The Blair Effect 2

The year was 1997 – Tony Blair had just won a historic general election and become Prime Minister. There were crowds of people cheering as he went down Downing Street. The following are extracts from his victory speech on May 2nd of that year: “And this new Labour government will govern in the interests of […]