“YASSSSSSSSSSSS” screamed Pigbert, unhinged with such joy he nearly toppled his can of Tenants lager like an iceberg submerging the titanic. George bemusedly looked up from his screen to see a Kong like ape-man reacting to a larger screen. “Colour1 Team 1–0 Colour2 Team” read the fine digital print. It was football rivalry day in the beautiful and eccentric city of Glasgow, a time (dependent on who is asked) of jovial drinking, humour, competition and colourful characters colliding like Paul Walker travelling above 90mph and a speed barrier. The subject of joy was of course because the mighty Colour1 Team…

I have largely ignored the covid news cycle recently as it can only muster the faintest of eye rolls from me now. As I reflect on the year I truly wonder how significant the impact of everything that has occurred will be. I’m lucky, my family have been comfortable enough that I can lodge rent free in there house while I try to grasp at some semblance of opportunity afforded to me. I have a part time job and have incredibly another one on the horizon. Most aren’t, however. The sleeping giant of neoliberal globalism has been afforded it’s biggest…

Грэгор Лонг

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