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Nostalgia for Punk Rock: OK or irony?

My past is catching up with me on Twitter. Apparently there is an interested audience for my punk & reggae photojournalist work from the 1977- 80 era. Sadly a large part of my collection, including all the original negatives, suffered … Continue reading

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Meat is not murder, but where do you draw the line?

George Monbiot knows – the logic of a meat eater. Many on Social media have been outraged by his eating of a roadkill squirrel, but it is the hypocrisy of any meat-eaters among that group that is truly shocking. It … Continue reading

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How the deputy PM betrayed the best coalition ever…

This Deputy PM “appeared modest and unassuming; he was ineffective at public relations and lacked charisma.” (Wikipedia) – but led the Labour party longer than anyone else and won two successive elections against a rampant wartime Tory opponent… So what are … Continue reading

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The Poetry of The Donald

Donald J. Trump’s poems: Works of undoubted genius from Fox News “Pulitzerest poet 2015” all words unchanged from published quotes, only punctuation has been corrected. 29th July 2015 “Perfect Polling” Public Policy Polling, known as PPP, has just come out … Continue reading

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Sometimes dogs are just wrong.

I have a mixed relationship with dogs – some are delightful, and so are many owners – but yesterday a dog put my wife in hospital, it may have caused long-term pain and injury, and it ruined a beautiful family … Continue reading

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Europe has lifted a revolver and fired the first blank.

The battle to save Greece has some truths still to emerge, but what has already emerged is quite shocking This is a clip from that linked interview with Yanis Varoufakis… Other reports reveal that many, particularly on the German side, had … Continue reading

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“If it wasn’t a dick it wasn’t rape” – the law is a dick

I have put this idea out there before – and will continue to refine and draw together further arguments, evidence and support, until either success or my dying day. The Law Commission exists for modifying bad laws. It has recently … Continue reading

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Hatred & bigotry make you blind, not wanking.

New theory? – which is: – that something in the brain ensures that the more bigoted and hateful your ideas become, the more your corresponding blindness and inability to understand evidence, history and law, head towards complete. Youtube conspiracy evidence … Continue reading

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“Ireland is Gay, we’re all doomed” – to referendums

One sighting of the #HomeToVote crowd partying with rainbow flags and balloons on London to Holyhead trains, made me confident that this was going to be a positive day, a great day, for equality …and I am delighted that every … Continue reading

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Illegal immigration explained (KIPPERS look away now)

In this groundbreaking ethnography, Ruben Andersson, a gifted anthropologist and journalist, travels along the clandestine migration trail from Senegal and Mali to the Spanish North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. Through the voices of his informants, Andersson explores, viscerally … Continue reading

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