Alex Waite

Writer and Journalist

United Kingdom

I started writing articles on football, sports and culture in my spare time. I now write articles for a Crystal Palace fan site, The Cultural Me and various other websites and publications - always enthused and motivated to start my next writing project.

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Are school holidays bad for teachers' mental health?

The school holidays are upon us. Six weeks without early starts, without queues at the photocopier, hurried lunches, late evenings, meetings or pupils. Plans will have been finalised for vacations, time will be put aside to spend with loved ones, and much-needed sleep and relaxation will provide a welcome break.

Wilf's Ambition: What it could mean for Palace

Palace fans felt a premature shock this weekend. Not just because of the 3-2 victory over Arsenal on Sunday, but due Wilfried Zaha's interview with Adrian Kajumba for the Daily Mail. In the detailed interview, Zaha spoke about his childhood, charity work, facing marginalisation at Manchester United, his development, his love for Palace fans and how he is inspired by winning trophies and playing Champions League football.

The Importance of Andros Townsend

'There's a Star man running down the right'. This seasons new chant for Andros Townsend has been well deserved as we have seen the star winger lift his performances to new levels of consistency. Townsend endured a tough, inconsistent start to his Palace career and has been linked with moves to rival clubs in the past.

Farewell Jonny Williams - Back Of The Nest

With the news breaking on Friday morning that Jonny Williams has left Crystal Palace to join Charlton on an 18 month deal, many Palace fans reacted with little surprise that Williams has decided to move on.