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A Rose By Any Other Name……

My dear friend in New Zealand is expecting her second child and has started the mammoth task of trying to decide on a name, I’m sure it will be quite striking, her first is called “Aslan” as in the eponymous Lion from “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”. So far we have Blaze, Phoenix [...]

I Predict A Riot

Between 6 and 10 August 2011, several London boroughs and districts of cities and towns across England suffered widespread rioting, looting and arson. Following a peaceful march on 6 August 2011 in relation to the fatal shooting of Mark Duggan 4 August 2011, a riot began in Tottenham, North London. In the following days, rioting [...]

Britain’s government, what’s so great about it?

Recently I was outside a pub (smoking because of the government banning smoking) with two ex boyfriends and my fiance. I said to my fiance “do you remember that night when we had that row?” I expected him to realise that I meant the last time we had been at that certain pub. Unfortunately he [...]

Why men should not be called cunts

Women are portrayed in art and literature as the biggest deceivers, evil doers, entrapment artists more often than not…is that true? Working in a predominantly male environment I get thrown all kind of accusations, and easily interpret those made up by others who think themselves quite wonderful. ….however working with men can be tough because [...]

Valentines and the Commercialisation therein

Valentines and the Commercialisation therein Category: Life I was having a quiet pint with a friend and we breeched the subject of Valentines. Their thoughts were that it was just an excuse for marketing types to make a quick buck and that people got carried away with buying things and that it had no true meaning. This got me to [...]