Advocate X

15 written articles

A Grand Affair?

Don’t call it a comeback / I’ve been here for years / Rocking my peers / and putting suckas in fear*. That’s right. There...

It’s Alive!

Warning ? the following article contains nudity, swearing and numerous references to bodily fluids. If you are under the age of 18 (or are...

X-Tinct

So, here we are. It?s been a blast for the last few years but unfortunately with the economy picking up and Baby X yet...

The infinite monkey theorem and the meaning of irony

The infinite monkey theorem states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter keyboard for an infinite amount of time will almost...

The truth, the whole truth and nothing like the truth

Most of us like to think of ourselves as fundamentally honest and decent people. However, an awful lot of people are lying, cheating criminal...

Baby X part 2 1/2 the smell of fear

My God, I?m tired. So very, very tired. Baby X has recently decided that he doesn?t like sleeping for more than a couple of...

Dirtbox

The ethos behind the ?Dirtbox? group is to encourage the collaboration of young artists within the island and further afield.    The development of an art...

Vampire squids and anger management

I reckon that the vampire squid is the best evidence yet that either i) God doesn?t exist or ii) God, like the rest of...

AdvocateX-Travaganza

As Advocate X has spent the last couple of weeks single-handedly saving the global banking industry from total annihilation (and in an entirely unconnected...

The Big Issue

You know, I had been tempted to do an article on obesity for ages, but had shied away up to now because i) my...

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the courtroom

It?s usually around this time of year that Lady X and I tend to tire of the panoply of delights found in Jersey and...

Ferris Bueller Lives

  If I ever get old and respectable enough, I?d quite like to be Bailiff one day. I probably wouldn?t care too much for the...

Never work with children or animals

Smart-alec kids can be really annoying. I can say this with complete confidence as I spent about ten years of my life being far...

Four legs good, two legs bad, three legs just didn?t work.

Having just gone through the annual routine of Valentine?s Day ? which, in my case, consists of i) contributing a frankly impossible amount to...

Marie Braun & Daren Moran

Marie Braun & Darren Moran Woodshed Living Can you tell us about what you do at Woodshed Living? We create hand-crafted bespoke decorations and furniture using reclaimed and recycled wood found in Jersey. We started out creating smaller decorative items but really...

Escape to the Countryside

Beautifully kept and distinctive in style, words like ‘secluded’ and ‘exclusive’ don’t even begin to do this estate justice. Set amongst seventeen acres (or around 39 vergees, if you speak the local patois) of woodland, agricultural land and domestic...

The Glow Squad

With ‘glow’ as our theme, it only seems fitting to meet some of the people who help the people of Jersey glow. We meet some of the queens of counter culture, tasked with choosing products that make your skin...

Sofia and Robyn

All year we have been showcasing some of Jersey’s Cool Beans - islanders who do lots for the community, who show selflessness and genuine camaraderie and dedicate their time to helping others…For our final edition of 2021, we are...

Winter Glow

Photography & styLing By Danny Evans. Make up By Sophie Cubbage make up. Model Tilly

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