Pete Mella's writing portfolio

Stuff I've written. All my opinions are my own, not those of any current or former employers.

Some ideas for George Osborne

“Today George Osborne laid out his idea for a fantastic new venture – workers relinquishing their employment rights in exchange for company shares.”

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October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the end I failed to even rank in the Olympic cynicism

“I can pinpoint the exact moment when my deep Olympic cynicism started…”

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christmas Consumerism Never Blinks

“In two of the local bus stations I’ve recently seen a very ominous poster informing that CCTV operates in the area. Made to look like a 40s propoganda poster (in the ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ vein), it starkly proclaims ‘My Eyes Never Blink’.”

December 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Arguing on Facebook is a losing game

“Between Tramlines bands, fun and beer (ah, that last one may explain a lot!) I’ve spent more time than I should have done this weekend “debating” with friends, and friends of friends, on Facebook about the death of Amy Winehouse.”

July 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

I’ve got no sympathy for Cameron or the Facebook idiots

“This week I have been affronted and annoyed by two polar opposites of human thought that seemingly contradict one another and both centre on the gunman Raoul Moat.”

July 17, 2010 · Leave a comment