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Monthly Archives: October, 2013

A slut in retirement

I have been, and theoretically still am a very proud slut. I only use the past tense since it is a long time since I went to a club and … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

Gargoyles and cornerstones

Given that Leveson still has not seen his report implemented, this seems an appropriate moment to reflect on whatw e said two years ago. Any time a journalist or politician … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goodbye Lou

Lou Reed has passed away. As a seminal influence he affected so many musicians I admired, all the way through to my current day obsession with the Manics. And yet … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Sunday Sermon; A Christian Country?

It may seem as if I am living my life to a long-standing clich√© that I am more likely to read an article in the Telegraph than the Guardian these … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Weekend politics – saving us from the politicians

Jonathan Freedland, in the Guardian, wants Gordon Brown to help Labour win the next election by talking about what happened when he was Prime Minister. Typically, I want Gordon to … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happy Halloween or what did you want to be when you grew up?

An old post that seems relevant as Halloween approaches Go to any Ann Summers shop and you will find the accoutrements of fetish lite. Fluffy cuffs, play floggers and a … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Rights and Wrongs

So last night while tweeting I tried to engage someone with a religious objection to sex work by pointing out that as a Christian it would be very hard for … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Natural Allies

Some of you may have seen this before, after the events of the weekend I think reposting it is timely ¬† Edited to add. Apologies for any language fails, I … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Control and consequences

Jemima has just written a post that is personal, brilliant, and evocative of the adept way she navigates a landscape of great complexity with the nimbleness that intellectual ability provides. … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Sunday Sermon; Cosmic Insignificance.

When Carter sent me the link to this piece I was expecting something slightly different. That God is in the darkness as well as the light is a huge issue … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

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