Letters to the Editor

Dear Mr. Notright, I have recently learned that the speed you walk at at the age of forty-five is a good indicator of how long you might expect to live. Now, I'm usually quite skeptical about these things but I can absolutely and categorically assure you and all of your readers that this is absolutely …

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Coffee and cigarettes: A warning

I rubbed my eyes. It was 2:30am and, with work in the morning, it was very definitely time to go to bed. I swigged the half cup of luke-warm coffee and took a last, long drag on my cigarette. As I swallowed, it became obvious that this had been a terrible mistake. I started to …

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Black Pudding Lobbing Competition goes Green

Aintright has learned that there will be significant changes to this year's World Black Pudding Lobbing Championships after protests from a group of local vegetarians and vegans. As I'm sure you will all know, there has been an intense rivalry between Lancashire and Yorkshire for several hundred years ever since a florist from Chorley, and …

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Game of Thrones – Episode 8 – The Summerseat Skylark cut

Astonishing, brilliant, nerve-jangling, awesome, really very, very good. These are just a few of the words that don't apply to the final episode of the final series of 'Game of Thrones'. Deflated, confused, unhappy, disheartened, betrayed, really quite pissed off. These are just a few of the words that do apply. It reminds me of …

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