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Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Labour’s travails and Tory bullying

We wrote yesterday, and previously, about the suburban gothic horror that is the story of bullying within the Tory party. We have written at length about all the things the … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Elliott Johnson: the young Tory destroyed by the party he loved

Simon Hattenstone investigates the apparent suicide of a 21-year-old activist – and uncovers a brutal world of alleged bullying and ambition, with ex-candidate Mark Clarke at its centre. When I … Continue reading

November 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tired of the lies, a response to Reclaim the Night London

Content note for violence against sex workers, rape, and graphic accounts, especially on the links   On saturday this week Reclaim the Night (london) will march in support of state … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

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Cynwyd council ‘let down its community’ by refusing to publish documents in English says damning report – Daily Post But the clerk of the community council near Corwen in Denbighshire … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exotic origins of Roman Londoners revealed by DNA analysis of bones | UK news | The Guardian

She was white with northern European ancestry, though she was probably born in Britain. She had dark brown hair and brown eyes, and although she appeared physically female, her chromosomes … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Freeze Peach and #JustPray

When I saw the Lord’s Prayer was trending on twitter I have to confess my first reaction was to ask younger household members if there was a new film out … Continue reading

November 22, 2015 · 4 Comments

What is Prison For?

  CN for prison, whorephobia, police abuse, and mention but without details of suicide. Last night Carter reminded us all of the existence of Isabella Sorley, the kind of woman … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Byker Twitter troll back in court for kicking a police officer in the Bigg Market – Chronicle Live

Isabella Sorley, of Byker, Newcastle, admitted attacking the cop when she was drunk in the Bigg Market on Halloween this year Source: Byker Twitter troll back in court for kicking … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

In defence of compassion.

I had not intended to write about the attacks on Paris. Carter summed up many of my thoughts with these tweets, and experts in geopolitics have written far more wisely … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Sunday Sermon; The Myth of Endings.

Endings are something I have struggled with all my life. Its one of those issues where knowing the why doesn’t always help with the how. My childhood had a number … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · 4 Comments

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