Empty message, A blank screen. “Wud m8? R u ok?”, What does this all mean. Rhetoric, symbols, Syllables and sounds. A meaningful chat Met with a frown. A conversation with no speech, But that is the norm, no? Six hundred acquaintances I have, Only one friend I know. Put pen to paper For a final […]Read More 140 Characters
Amos Murphy For years rap and hip hop music has been tarnished by backwards thinking individuals; misogynistic lyrics and racial prejudices have dominated its scene for decades – up steps Loyle Carner, a London born artist who is at the forefront in modernising the hip hop genre, whilst creating some stunning music on the way. […]Read More Loyle Carner; A New Wave of Rap
Amos Murphy Divided by politics; united through beauty – no city provides a binary opposite of culture, architecture and lifestyle like Berlin. Dissimilar to the majority of Europe’s major cities, Berlin isn’t a concrete jungle of mammoth skyscrapers shadowing the streets below – quite the opposite. Der Tiergarten – Berlin’s gigantic 5.2 km squared park, […]Read More Berlin Ist Wunderbar; A Comprehensive Guide to One of Europe’s Biggest Cosmopolitan Cities
Amos Murphy As the eyes of the world yet again re-focus their sights for another nine months of countless nerve jangling and heart wrenching moments on the pitch, there is something that won’t be captured by the cameras this season – the action in the stands. Like a refugee being mercilessly torn away from their […]Read More Is Football Really Comimg Home?
A poem by Amos Murphy Love Will Tear Us Apart, but attempts to inject F.E.A.R will only make us stronger. So, just Stand By Me and together we will see how resolute and tough we can be. Because This Is How It Feels to be Mancunian, and This Is How It Feels to be […]Read More Tracks Of My Tears
A poem by Amos Murphy: R’ kid is mint, R’ kid is great, R’ kid is the coolest one on the block I rate. R’ kid wears deep red, R’ kid wears sky blue, R kid always has three stripes on their shoe. R’ kid is home, R’ kid is away, R’ kid is jumpers […]Read More Alright R’ Kid
Amos Murphy There are very few academics in world football which rival Manchester City’s CFA; the multi-million pound facilities are the epitome of state of the art and it is placed in the beating heart of the Manchester sides blueprints for world domination, however thus far, aside from one or two credible graduates, the most […]Read More City Football Academy; A Pointless Investment?
Written By: Amos Murphy A party leader resigning after a general election has become the conventional norm; anything but a Blair style, 100+ seat majority and those at the helm for the smaller parties are having their heads called for – voting is now well and truly a rational exercise, as is the leadership within […]Read More Political Leadership; Premier League Style
After a disappointing and underwhelming final league campaign under Manuel Pellegrini there was little to cheer about, but despite the despondency, there was one shining light from a dark pit of despair: the Nigerian teenage prodigy, Kelechi Iheanacho. A year is a huge time in football and this has been painfully demonstrated on the now […]Read More What Next For City’s Teenage Starlet?
Amos Murphy Since the club’s takeover in 2008, Manchester City have been through a whole host of changes; multi-million pound transfers, an influx of silverware and arrivals of the world’s best players to east Manchester have transformed the same team, who less than twenty years ago were stranded in the depths of the third tier […]Read More Downsides To Being Amongst the Worlds Elite