Monthly Archives: December 2012

A hope that one day the fear won’t be waiting for us.

A balmy damp night in August, I’m 22 and for another night on the trot I’m toppling home alone after being out at a club. I’m drunk and I’m wired, my ears ringing from the speakers I’d been dancing too … Continue reading

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Lest we forget the lonely, alone and our community spirit this Christmas

At Christmas little children sing and merry bells jingle, The cold winter air makes our hands and faces tingle And happy families go to church and cheerily they mingle And the whole business is unbelievably dreadful, if you’re single. Wendy … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’ts of hosting a birthday “party” for a 2 year old

My offspring turned 2 today. I did very little to celebrate his 1 year anniversary of being out in a wide open space. Now my little “we all thought he was at least 2.5 yrs old” genius is actually fully … Continue reading

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Sleep walking into catastrophe. A call to The Labour Party to step up.

In the USA, as soon as the election is won or lost the campaigning starts for the next bid to be nominee for the President…in 4 years time. We have approximately 2.5 years until our next general election and I’m … Continue reading

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The unbearable lightness of being a feminist (or not)

Forgive the following analogy, it sounded clunky even when I’d edited it 15 times, but it says how I feel; my discovering I’m a feminist makes me feel like I did when I got a new (old) car. Suddenly I … Continue reading

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