Author Archives: Lanelord

About Lanelord

I am an opinionated sports-mad 25year old news junkie who didn’t fancy spending the money to finish a Broadcast Journalism degree. I am interested in all genres of news and tend to have something to say on just about everything. I have worked in the press offices for ITV and Holby City on BBC1 as well as doing more technical jobs such as for the Digital TV Group. Having previously worked selling sports hospitality I have recently been made redundant from my job as a project manager for a global exhibition company. Whilst I work out and find my next role I thought I'd try and give this another go - this time combining the news commentary element with my own creative writing attempts Follow me on twitter at

Still untitled – Chapter 2

How would you describe Michael Phillips? Well most people wouldn’t think to. Michael Phillips, the kind of man who blends into the background. The kind of man who causes no trouble to anyone, and receives none in return. You want … Continue reading

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Untitled First Chapter – Creative Writing

Two years after last posting I am re-starting this blog on a different note to give a little more variety.  This is the first chapter of a story I am writing…   “There is no greater sin than to kill … Continue reading

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The Greatest Sporting Summer Of All Time

I was going to write a post straight after the Olympics to say how right I was about how great London 2012 was going to be.  But now I have a whole summer of sport to praise.  What a summer. … Continue reading

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Giving up smoking…

I have been a smoker for 5 years.  Slightly longer actually but that’s not important. I smoke 20 a day, have done for the entirety of my smoking.  Now we all know the health side effects, such as dying, but … Continue reading

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Celebrating London 2012

Later this month London opens it’s doors for the 2012 Olympics – a games that has been shrouded in controversy since it beat Paris in 2005 to host the biggest sporting festival in the world. For the past 7 years … Continue reading

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John Terry – A rare controversy

One year on and a brand new post!  I thought I’d make it easy for starters as Mr John Terry is in court (not for the first time).  And this time for “a racially aggravated public order offence” – basically … Continue reading

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Its not simple… but it isn’t difficult

I am no expert on economics.  I simply do not understand it in the complicated way in which it is presented.  However I do think I have a basic grasp of what is wrong with the economy – we spent … Continue reading

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