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Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Not poetry

The compressor for the air mattress coughs, like a small dog chasing rabbits in its dreams. The nylon washbag that decorously conceals the syringe driver rustles, then gleams from within … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Sunday Sermon; Dawksbro Athiests need to stop punching down.

When marginalised groups attempt to express their anger or a critique of the dominant culture you can be sure that within seconds someone will say, not all cis/white/western people are … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Oh yeah, btw I’m a lesbian

So I was informed last night via the old twitters that I am a transvestite. There is an interesting thing to be written about the disappearance of women who dress … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · 5 Comments

Review of the year – No Truce With The Fury

So, as all of us surely must, Margaret Thatcher has died.I smiled, as we all must at the moment when schadenfreude flits across the stage and trips an over-weaning star … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

No, no, we’re playing in that direction….

This was going to be a celebration of the best media own goals of the year, including our friends and acquaintances in the new media. Leader in the best own … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maslow, Mistletoe and magic wands.

It is a fact whatever some might say, that no one needs sex, it makes life better, so much better, and if someone doesn’t have the ability to make good … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 8 Comments

Team Nigella and the meaning of belief

We set out our views on believing victims here. Nigella Lawson and her husband were, according to their account, the victims of a series of thefts. They were believed. The … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brief thoughts on authenticity and Jack Monroe

There’s an intriguing debate around Jack Monroe and authenticity. This column by Catherine Benett probes the topic well, although the mention of Mumford and Sons, the new folk version of … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Sunday Sermon; Looking back with black eyes.

So I was informed that yesterday was known as black eye friday, the closest friday to Christmas when office parties spill out onto the streets and into casual violence. I … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Misogyny and me, part three

As previously, this is a work in progress. I regard reflection on the things I’ve said and done as both a duty and an essential act of self preservation. Make … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · 6 Comments

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