Author Archives: jatkinson1977

About jatkinson1977

I'm in my 30s and married to Sharon, the beautiful woman who keeps me in check. We live in Shipley, just outside Bradford, with our black lab, Nipper. I'm an English teacher in secondary school and, after working as a Teaching & Learning Consultant with the local authority, have returned to the classroom to become a Lead Professional in English at a large comp in Bradford. I'm also trying to become a little more cultured, especially by seeing what culture's right here on my doorstep in Bradford and West Yorkshire (please see my blog, 'Am I Kulchad Yet?'). I've got a third and final blog which is filled with things that, essentially, don't fit into the other two but are interesting enough to share (please see my blog, 'Things That Occur To Me').

Referendum Results 4: Leavers are Nationalistic

I’ve written a series of blogs on how Remainers are reacting to the Referendum and why we think Leavers voted Leave. You can read them in any order you like but, I’d suggest, you start with the introduction: It’s the … Continue reading

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Referendum Results 3: Leavers are Racist

I’ve written a series of blogs on how Remainers are reacting to the Referendum and why we think Leavers voted Leave. You can read them in any order you like but, I’d suggest, you start with the introduction: It’s the … Continue reading

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Referendum Results 2: Leavers are Thick

I’ve written a series of blogs on how Remainers are reacting to the Referendum and why we think Leavers voted Leave. You can read them in any order you like but, I’d suggest, you start with the introduction: It’s the … Continue reading

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Referendum Results 1: It’s the end of the World as we know it (and I feel ashamed)

Them and [∆s] – for professors Farage, Johnson, Cameron and Corbyn. Ashamed. “I’m ashamed to be British” wrote a former school friend on Facebook – and I agreed. I was ashamed of my country and countrymen when I found we’d … Continue reading

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That Friday Feeling – The Referendum’s Over (and so is UKIP)

On Friday morning, almost half the UK’s voters are going to wake up disappointed that the votes they cast were overruled and people couldn’t see self-evident truth, and the other 50-and-a-little-bit-per-cent will wake up delighted that, thank the Lord, the … Continue reading

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National Media Museum – the final scene?

Sadly, Bradford’s National Media Museum is under attack again. Last week a story broke which has got worse and worse. What started as “cultural asset stripping”, even “cultural rape”, is being seen as a winding down of The National Media … Continue reading

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The Broadway

Source: The Broadway

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