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Prostate cancer and sex – not a joking matter

The latest news headlines are a lazy male sub-editor’s dream :   Oddly, none of the news I can Google includes links to the, so called, serious study. The nuts and bolts of it seem to suggest that virgins have … Continue reading

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The dilution “joke” is worse than Jim Davidson: boring

How many jokes on Twitter do I see about Homeopathy? – maybe a hundred a month? There are some powerful leaders in this field: Tim Minchin, Dara O’Briain, virtually every stand up comic ever… and what do these jokes consist … Continue reading

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Contrary to my better nature… a negative list

This blog was always supposed to be relentlessly positive, supporting my faith in laughter as a great healer but also positivity and seeing the best in people. Therefore it would seem contrary of me to cite negative things about real … Continue reading

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Top Agencies are still killing vulnerable young women.

I and many other people, thought that we had started to move away from the horrific trend in Fashion circles, for the promotion of anorexia and the degradation of women. Not so, it seems. A young and vulnerable but tall … Continue reading

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Good News v Bad News: Optimism as a choice

As you absorb the news, from the BBC, or the press, or searching the internet, It can be only too easy to feed your expectations with what appears to be a reflection of the world as it is… The BBC’s … Continue reading

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Women – you know you’re feeling shit, let’s do drugs

I don’t mean illegal drugs silly! – no, those are fun. I mean these drugs: …as in the magazine itself and everything contained in it. (cover by Twitter’s @TechnicallyRon, give him a #ff) The content of your ̶ d̶r̶u̶g̶, I … Continue reading

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The other side of me…ntal health & drugs.

Much has been made of depression, Bipolar and the importance of treatment recently. I have much personal and professional experience and want to add one more little sideways shout to the issue. I have had people I called friends commit … Continue reading

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Fame, depression and death of a hero.

I read a lot of people implying something along the lines of “If I’d been Robin Williams I’d have just been happy to have made it”. There are still so many, so confused about fame, about the nature of depression, … Continue reading

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Rape – a law to be eliminated.

I have tried, over 10 years – and despite some verbal support from enlightened criminal lawyers and a couple of MPs, this last attempt failed. Law commission appeal on rape law I am getting too old now – but the … Continue reading

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The social democrat idealist’s dilemma

Despite the mini-kerfuffle over Cameron choosing some women cabinet members to decorate his dying brand, and wisely removing the GreasyGove, (thus gaining, maybe 25, votes from tory teachers) – it is patently clear that this Tory led “coalition of the … Continue reading

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