Front to back: Boris Johnson and Mark Drakeford (Image: WalesOnline) Just under a year ago, Boris Johnson's Conservative Party won the general election with a big majority. When I reacted to it , I knew that the government shouldn't get too comfortable. While the Tories emerged comfortably victorious, the country was still divided and nervous about the nature of the UK's relationship with the European Union post-Brexit. Nearly 12 months have passed and I must say, I'm disappointed. While I appreciate the challenge the government is currently facing, one which nobody anticipated this time last year, Johnson and his team could have used the Covid-19 pandemic to actually heal a nation and allowed closer collaboration with Europe to combat this disease. But the opposite happened and the Prime Minister has completely lost control of the country's state. As a proud Welshman living in England for almost seven-and-a-half-years, I have never felt like a foreigner until now.
Gone To Pot: American Road Trip; recent ITV show (Image: The Times) I am convinced one of the most contacted companies out there is Ofcom. The media regulator is often inundated with complaints about content provided by British broadcasters. More than 24,000 people complained to the organisation about ITV's Britain's Got Talent airing dance group Diversity's Black Lives Matter protest routine. The same show also received hundreds of complaints because of what judge Amanda Holden was wearing . And shock, horror, Coronation Street attracted controversy when viewers called the soap out for characters not wearing their face masks properly . These complaints I mentioned were made in the past few short weeks, and collectively almost level the number of complaints Ofcom received in 2019 . The regulator is obligated to respond to these, depending on how much of a headache they're causing. The biggest culprits, arguably, are reality and talent shows - I mentioned Britain's