Is It So Hard To Be Positive? Be Proud of Hull!

Because of two comments in my local newspaper, the Hull Daily Mail, I decided (again) that it was time to dust off the word-processor. I put some rock music on the radio, sat down with a pile of digestive biscuits and a cup of tea, and thought about positivity. Hull is a great city. It’s got so much going for it. We have art (and famous artists), music (and famous musicians), museums, and a rich, rich history with many famous sons and daughters. Why then do many people in Hull have such a negative outlook? I’ve commented before on the
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One Hull of a Boat: Together, a Community Can Make a Difference!

It all started in the bath. Hull businessman Sam Whitaker had that morning attended a meeting where two major events for the East Yorkshire region had been announced – The Rugby League World Cup, and the P1 Powerboat World Championships. The P1 director had mentioned that due to logistical issues there was a spare boat, going cheap. “It’s yours if you want it”, he joked. Sam was laid in the bath, and an idea struck him. If he submerged the King’s crown… Nope, Archimedes had already done that, and Sam wasn’t the type to run naked down the street –
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