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The Plastic Mancunian · 1M ago

OUTRAGE!!

Daily Mail readers are outraged – again.Usually the target of their wrath are “looney lefties”, immigrants and people who voted Remain in the EU referendum.This time, however, they have a ne...
The Plastic Mancunian · 2M ago

700 Posts and More Travel Snippets

Well, folks, it’s another milestone for The Plastic Mancunian – this is my 700thpost. This means that I have written 700 posts of utter drivel, averaging about 900 words per post making a ro...
The Plastic Mancunian · 2M ago

Anger Management

I wanted 2017 be a good year compared to the debacle that was 2016 but so far it is proving to be as bad – if not worse.I won’t elaborate yet but suffice it to say that I am struggling to co...
The Plastic Mancunian · 3M ago

Guide To Life - Music

I think my views on music can be summed up perfectly by the lyrics of a song by John Miles called, simply, “Music” from 1976:Music was my first loveAnd it will be my last.Music of the future...
The Plastic Mancunian · 3M ago

Guide To Life - Religion

I’m a little puzzled by religion, if I am brutally honest.I was brought up a Catholic. I was baptised in a Catholic church at a time when I had no say in the matter. In fact I may have screa...
The Plastic Mancunian · 3M ago

Guide To Life - Politics

I promised myself I wouldn’t talk about politics on this blog again. I am going to break that promise. However, unlike before, I am not going to rant about it. I kind of want people to under...
The Plastic Mancunian · 3M ago

The Science Fiction Cult

I have a tale for you that sounds like it comes out of the Star Wars saga.75 million years ago, Xenu, the tyrannical leader of the Galactic Confederacy transported billions of his own people...
The Plastic Mancunian · 3M ago

The Hipster

I quite like eccentric people, particularly those who are genuinely intelligent and slightly odd. You know the kind of person I mean; somebody who is so intelligent that they don’t have time...
The Plastic Mancunian · 4M ago

Manchester

When I woke up yesterday morning I was stunned because the first words I heard on the radio were:"I know that some people will only just be waking up to the news of the horrific attacks in M...
The Plastic Mancunian · 4M ago

Being A Guy

I often hear women saying things like “You don’t know how lucky you are being a man.”I kind of agree with this because the truth is I absolutely love being a guy.I have been a guy for 54 yea...