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Monthly Archives: April, 2014

No means NO

There has been a lack of sex here recently, that needs to be rectified. SO this post will probably be seen by some as graphic, and the usual disclaimer, we are not writing  BDSM how … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 16 Comments

The Sunday Sermon; I’m OK, You’re OK?

The psychology shelves of any bookshop are groaning with books that will tell you how to live better, feel happier, be more successful, influential and beautiful. The latest fad is … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mortgage rules and the austerity myth

George Osborne tweeted this week about the new mortgage rules. He said “Changes to the mortgage market will help stop irresponsible lending. Part of plan to build resilient economy & … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Maybe, you’re gonna be the one who saves me…

Given that there is nothing more personal than music tastes it should come as no surprise that the biggest difference between my fellow traveller and myself is in the musical … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Britpop twenty years on

It’s the twentieth anniversary of Britpop h’allegedly. For lazy music journos it’s another chance to act out their prejudices -Oasis versus Blur and all the rest, the panoply of barely … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 3 Comments


With thanks to Stavvers, for accidentally inspiring an overdue post. When I was due to become a father, a long time ago, I explained to the doctors looking after my … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Tuesday politics

Alastair Campbell has done a brutal hatchet job on David Cameron here. It’s a neatly drawn but devastating pen portrait of Cameron as a shallow and venal opportunist. It plays … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Aint I a woman?

  Sojourner Truth is one of my heroes, as a woman, a Christian, and  a human being.  Not only did she fight, and win, the battle for custody of her … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Not my celebration

It’s Easter Sunday, and I’m an atheist. No, not that kind of atheist. I don;t feel the need to tell you about why I’m an atheist. I don’t need to … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Basic needs

Jemima wrote well, recently, about the importance of  addressing needs in their order of priority. In a comment on another blog Jem said “needs must be met first, and anyone … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

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