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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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That Mail apology to Clooney in full…

Hey George, We’re sorry, OK? Sorry that we stitched you up, and yes, you are right, we are the “Worst kind of Tabloid” But you really want us to apologise in FULL for what we have done? – OK, here … Continue reading

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A formal complaint to the BBC

Again on the Andrew Marr Show – on the 1st June. Enough is enough. So I decided to make a formal complaint to the BBC:- “…it isn’t just ONE incident – you have given the MPless, spineless bigot refugee from … Continue reading

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A Litmus test to use on friends & acquaintances

The question is this: What is your reaction to these two people? and then 3 basic sub questions: 1. How much do you know about what each of them has done in the field of politics and what each holds … Continue reading

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The death penalty is next, then the poor house.

It’s rare that I get so fed up with the shallow approach of the BBC news service to the extent that I turn off Radio 4, but hearing this UKIP-laden juvenalia has done it. Labour are doing the post election … Continue reading

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An Idiot’s guide to Europe for potential UKIP voters.

You’re young, you think the straight banana story is true and you like to take the mick out of the French, I understand, it’s fun, but…¬†Europe is decanting millions of its unwanted scumbags to us and ruining our economy! Isn’t … Continue reading

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Time to burst the money illusion bubble.

Today’s news reports included mention of how RBS will get around the limit on bonuses (of 100% of an already over-good salary) to try and reward their “best banker” employees with larger sums of money. Despite the best efforts of … Continue reading

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