Tag Archives: Politics

State Of The Nation

A social media site which generates influence and income akin to the world’s multinational conglomerate businesses harvesting and selling off data which can be used to sway decisions during key elections? The very thought. How dare we imagine that some … Continue reading

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Do The Barthes, Man

Observation: the UK and the USA are currently governed by figures who clearly don’t give a flying fuck about the lives of the citizens they are meant to represent yet the majority of those citizens seem content to lie back … Continue reading

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Wilderness of Pain

I’m almost twice the age I expected to reach when I was a teenage dreamer lost in a world of rock and roll. I was meant to join the 27 club as far as I was concerned – just another … Continue reading

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I Feel Stupid And Contagious

Tomorrow I must suffer the indignity of being reassessed to see whether I’m still eligible for the Personal Independence Payment money I was awarded two years ago. Because my two incurable and degenerative health conditions must miraculously have gone away, … Continue reading

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R Souls

Reluctance. Why that’s an R word, isn’t it Big Bird? We love R words. Rumination. Riots. Ringworm. Republican. Oh, not that one. It is with reluctance that I have emerged into the world today. And with a small list of … Continue reading

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Outside It’s America*

If you sing that Bambi song about the drippy droppy April showers to the tune of ‘Summertime’ it’s ironic. And an accurate description of August in the UK. Europe has been basking in a heatwave so overwhelming that fears for … Continue reading

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The Not Quite Ides Of June

So this is awkward. The United Kingdom becomes an even greater laughing stock around the world as Theresa ‘not at all strong or stable’ Maybot clings desperately to the last vestiges of power and pretends that her party didn’t take … Continue reading

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