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Random Thought Friday (trust me, it’s a thing)

I know that each country in the world has somehow generated a stereotype image of its people. A two dimensional, card board cut-out of what we are all meant to look like, sound like and behave. One thing that bugs me, is queuing. Why is it a quintessentially British thing to wait your turn? Does… Continue reading Random Thought Friday (trust me, it’s a thing)

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Poem: Took Off the Lid

I built a dream around you I fucking did Shook up my life Then took off the lid   I made you shine in my mind Each bit of you was brilliance I worshipped you You just saw me as a convenience   I left myself behind I fucking did Shook up my life Then… Continue reading Poem: Took Off the Lid

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An Integral Part of the British Identity: Royalty, Tradition and… Congratulations Harry & Meghan

When I was visiting family for a few weeks in the US, way back in 2002, I remember some hick (sorry – but he was) shouting at me because the UK has a monarchy (see – told you he was a hick). At the time, I was still a teenager and genuinely didn’t give a… Continue reading An Integral Part of the British Identity: Royalty, Tradition and… Congratulations Harry & Meghan

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Arguing Without the Knowledge

I had written a very emotive post on the Alfie Evans case, but after posting, I realised that I would just become a target for more idiots. I had an argument on a Facebook post with someone who admitted they had no experience of either losing a child or being a medical expert, but insisted… Continue reading Arguing Without the Knowledge

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The Endship of Friendship

I always try my best to see the good in people. In some cases, there simply is no good, no matter how hard I try and after a long time searching, I give up. There are plenty of people with a lot to love about them that I would rather care about and my have… Continue reading The Endship of Friendship

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Happy Birthday, Charlie Gard

Rather than focus on the heated and varied debate regarding the medical case of Charlie Gard, I am instead simply going to think of his parents on this special day. Today would have been his first birthday. There is no way that this day last year, Chris and Connie would have dreamt in a million… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Charlie Gard