Category Archives: Finance

World Mental Health Day

Isn’t it amazing that just a single day a year solves the entire world’s mental health problems? Sorry, I’m being facetious. I do believe in raising awareness and I do believe we need to remove the stigma of mental health … Continue reading

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Coldy It’s Babe Outside

I went to the outside for a brief visit to the store earlier this evening. The snow that fell yesterday was covered with a layer of ice from the night and then another dusting of snow meaning my first steps … Continue reading

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Stone Cold Steve Harris

Let’s all do the Devonian cold weather dance. Poke your left leg to the west, bend your right buttock southwards, stick your finger up your nose and yell “Fuck I, it’s fair fuckin’ freezing!” That’s not a tradition, by the … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

So here’s something I haven’t been able to say for three months: I win. I fucking win. Mwahahahahaha. I don’t win at breathing, that’s something I’m still not especially good at. But I do win at proving to the Department … Continue reading

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Careful Whisper

We must whisper. Speaking too loudly will spoil things. Softly, softly speakee hopefully. No comma before ‘hopefully’ thus it is an adjective. I am feeling hopeful. I am not feeling hopeful about my sleep patterns returning to normal any time … Continue reading

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Brecht Your Bottom Dollar

Eleven pages. That’s how long my letter of dispute to the Department of Wank and Pensions stretches. Eleven pages intended to show them that their assessment process utterly failed to truly produce an accurate representation of the struggles I suffer … Continue reading

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No Such Thing As Society

It’s hard to write a letter to the Department of Work and Pensions informing them you dispute their recent reduction of your award for Personal Independence Payment. It’s hard firstly because you have to go through their letter sentence by … Continue reading

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