Category Archives: society

Open Letter to the UCSB Shooter

Dear Elliot Rodger, I have been watching the story of you unfolding on the news and in newspapers with baited interested. I have always been fascinated by dark behaviours and actions such as yours, and the psychological reasoning behind them; … Continue reading

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Manners – Always in Fashion

When we have babies we teach them all about being humans – how to talk, how to walk, how to use the toilet, how to use a knife a fork. We teach them to say please and thank-you, to share … Continue reading

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Where is the love?

People are still trying to make sense of the machete attack in Woolwich London yesterday. I feel like I have a lot to say about the situation and the reaction to it, but also nothing really worth saying. So I’m … Continue reading

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So Hungry I Could Eat a Horse

The horse-meat scandal peters on in the background here in the UK, whilst other news becomes more important. Maybe it will all be forgotten in a few weeks’ time. However, it occurs to me that some people are disproportionately outraged … Continue reading

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Acid Attack!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21310263 On the news today there is the story of Naomi Oni, a 20 year old from Dagenham who was the victim of an acid attack. I watched as this young woman spoke of getting off the bus one night … Continue reading

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