Tim Bradley
Tim Bradley has written for national magazines, websites and newspapers since 2005. A former Sports Editor and Deputy Editor, his specialist subjects are football, music, films, space, TV, and trying to sum himself up in the third person in less than 100 words. He recently moved from London to New York.

Entries by Tim Bradley

Cherish The NHS - The American Alternative Is an Expensive Nightmare

(75) Comments | Posted 7 April 2015 | (01:00)

Within two days of emigrating from Britain to the USA in September of 2013, I was sick. Nothing much to write home about, just a sinus infection, but it was enough to give me a glimpse into the mess that is the American healthcare system as I sat in a...

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Manchester United Should Have Turned to Mourinho Not Moyes

(9) Comments | Posted 9 December 2013 | (00:00)

Hindsight is a wonderful thing of course, but as Manchester United fans survey the detritus of their first season without the stewardship of the greatest club manager in history to light the way, they could be forgiven for wondering how things could have gone much worse.

Currently suffering their poorest...

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Marcus Brigstocke: "Never Google Yourself"

(1) Comments | Posted 30 August 2013 | (01:00)

When researching someone you're about to interview - as I was on the morning I was due to speak to comedian Marcus Brigstocke - finding recent articles about them online with headlines like 'Wife divorces TV comic after discovering year-long affair' ranks alongside discovering that they punch every journalist they...

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'The Office': The Greatest TV Show Ever Made

(78) Comments | Posted 31 July 2013 | (01:00)

As titles for pieces go, I'm aware this one fits all too snugly into the hyperbole driven world of internet opinion, but in order to make a point about how strongly I feel about Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's The Office (incredibly now 12 years old) I'll play along and...

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Living With a Harry Potter Obsessive

(2) Comments | Posted 8 July 2013 | (17:41)

To coin a phrase from a former Princess, there are three people in my marriage. Me, my lovely wife, and a fictional schoolboy wizard with a lightning bolt scar on his head. A Mr Harry James Potter. I even know his middle name. He is a constant presence in my...

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Why Pilots Are The Greatest Men Alive

(0) Comments | Posted 23 June 2013 | (18:28)


If I were brave enough, or cool enough, or special enough (and if I weren't colour blind) I would be a pilot, because pilots are the greatest men alive. I don't mean pilots that just fly those little planes around at the weekend for...

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Yee-haw! Why I'm in Love With All Things American

(0) Comments | Posted 17 June 2013 | (00:22)


We British are used to the old adage that they do everything bigger across the pond. Whether it be burgers, buildings or bank collapses, we can pretty much rest assured that whatever it is we manage to produce, our brothers and sisters over...

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It's Time We Switched to a 28 Hour Day

(0) Comments | Posted 10 June 2013 | (00:51)

"There just aren't enough hours in the day" they say, whoever 'they' are. And I've started to agree with 'them' - Twenty four sixty minute chunks of seconds aren't enough for me anymore, I need more hours in my day. Four hours more to be precise.

Before I come...

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