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Balders & Bonneville hit the Beeb

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I have often thought that you shouldn’t judge a comedy on simply it’s first episode. Wait for the second episode where the action can truly begin. 509 more words


My Animals and Other Family - Clare Balding

Clare Balding is quite a name in this house. We aren’t sports lovers (well I am but it’s motor racing), we wouldn’t avidly watch everything with Balding on it, but we adore the lady that is Clare Balding. 413 more words

Book Review

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As we get older and make the transition from childhood to adult years, the majority of people will tell you that time passes quicker, and annual events come round faster than ever before; birthday’s of loved ones become frequent, and Christmas begins to feel like a six-monthly occurance. 1,887 more words


Name 30 lesbians

Can you name 30 lesbians? Women and, especially queer women, are underrepresented, or represented poorly, in the media. It’s no surprise that naming 30 lesbians is so difficult. 137 more words

My Animals and Other family by Clare Balding

I just loved this book, Clare doesn’t need this book review, so I am writing of the effect this book had on me! Clare had my dream childhood in SOOO many ways, loads of horses to ride, dogs , an countryside home, a brother who was a mate and one parent who was ok!   214 more words


The Astro Turf is never greener on the other side

*Blows cobwebs off laptop*

It has been about a month since my last blog update and all I can do is apologise, grovel, beg for mercy, and offer all my worldly possessions to you in the hope that you’ll forgive me.  1,007 more words

Sad Secrets of Sochi

On the eve of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Channel 4 broadcast ‘Hunted’, a documentary in their Dispatches strand, exposing attitudes towards homosexuality in Putin’s Russia. 771 more words