Category Archives: politics

Tea helps me think

[That stereotype about British people loving tea? Yeah, completely true.] “Ooo, very good packing skills,” comments the cashier. Is there a correct response to that? I settled for, “I do try.” So, because I am a secret raging hippy I … Continue reading

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It starts…

As previously mentioned, I have decided to create a seperate outlet for discourse with current events. Friday’s seem like the easiest day for me to post (Thursday evenings are quiet). These new more challenging experiments in writing deserve the attention … Continue reading

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Seeing Red- my future in blogging

No one probably cares if I do table-flip this blog, but perhaps for my own sake I should keep my sharing space. For my mental health, perhaps I should use it more often. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Britain

When I was last at rock bottom- hungry, depressed and aimless- I had what seemed to be an endless amount of time to watch the media and news of each passing headline. Each story passed without me raising my small … Continue reading

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The art of moving away from less important things

So we have all seen it. Todays culture loves geekdom. The millennium hit and all of a sudden it was cool to try out the fashions from previous generations rather than progress from the fashion of the decade before. The … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Office (and the people that find a salesman at the door)

 Let me “lay bare the emotional substance in what we’ve mistakenly labelled with dehumanized vocabulary, the language of clods, lumps, stones and numbers- the language of  ‘materialism,’ ‘commoditization,’ ‘consumerism,’ ‘derivatives,’ ‘utility maximization,’ ‘quarterly profits,’ ‘PRODUCTS,’ ‘MARKETS,’ and ‘supply and demand.’ … Continue reading

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To be as poor as it is possible to be without being homeless

2 litres of milk- 79 pence. 500 grams of porridge oats- 39 pence. 500 grams of dry pasta- 31 pence. 400 grams of tinned tomatoes- 35 pence. 500 grams of sugar- 79 pence. The result? Walking up the stairs to … Continue reading

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