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The myth of the center

CN for mention of suicide and rape without any details, in reference to legislation¬† When Blair intervened in the Labour Leadership election, like the annoying drunk in the pub who … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Sunday Sermon; A nice girl like you…

Every so often a client will ask me a variation on that old question “whats a nice girl like you doing in a place like this”. What they mean is … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is Labour Open All Hours?

You’ll remember Open All Hours if you’re of a certain age. It features Ronnie Barker as Arkwright the grocer, running a corner shop that is already an anachronism, and which … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Leading Labour?

There’s a great post here, with excellent comments, both about the Labour leadership candidates and the less than helpful interventions from some of those, like Tony Blair, who thank that … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

184 reasons why Harriet Harman isn’t fit to be Labour leader

Labour ordered its MPs to abstain last night in a vote on welfare cuts. The Bill passed by 184 votes. 184 Labour MPs abstained. Think about that for a minute. … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

What’s it like if you think your child knows you’re bi?

This article, in the Guardian /Observer arts section, begs as many questions as it answers. I have a child. We have never discussed if I am bi, or gay, or … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Sunday Sermon; Needing to belong.

A common interview question is what are your weaknesses. Its a tricky one, you have to appear self aware, with a certain amount of honesty and authenticity, whilst at the … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · 5 Comments

The boys of summer

There are certain traditions that go with July and being a Welshman in England. They are, amongst other things 1. Explaining why Glamorgan play cricket in Colwyn Bay, and why … Continue reading

July 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Decoding the seven day health service

Apparently the government here in the UK is dedicated to providing us with a seven day NHS. Call me blinkered, but somehow I had overlooked the Sunday epidemic of disease … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · 8 Comments

What is the BBC for?

It seems an annual event, the funding, and point of the BBC is discussed by the great and good. The various BBC news programs trot out politicians to defend and … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

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