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UK Poverty Rate Among 65s on the Decline

Guardian reports that, in the United Kingdom, poverty rate among people in their 65s is declining, dropped to a record low. However, compared to 10 years ago, for working age adults the proportion under poverty has risen from 19% to 21% and for children this percentage has increased by 6 percent. 74 more words

Media gagging after 1982 Elm Guest House raids

There was a flurry of media interest at the time, then it all went silent. I can’t believe that these two newspapers were the only ones that got sent D Notices to stop reporting it – do any others dare to speak up & say what happened? 988 more words

Elm Guest House

Cryptic crossword clue of the day 11/24/14

From Rufus in the Guardian:

25 Switch positions round the oceans, when business is slack (3, 6)

Answer below the fold.

25 Switch positions round the oceans, when business is slack (3, 6) 22 more words

Brain Teasers

Do you ever get that feeling?

Who has this #feeling sometimes? #guardian #angel #funny

EGON SCHIELE: THE RADICAL NUDE │ The Courtauld Gallery, London → 18 January 2015

Squatting Female Nude, 1910. Photograph: The Leopold Museum, Vienna

‘Seated Female Nude with Raised Arm (Gertrude Schiele)’, 1910. Wien Museum, Vienna

Kneeling Nude with Raised Hands (Self-Portrait), 1910. 354 more words


Using Vine as a journalistic tool

Yesterday, The Guardian published a story about how Channel 4 News correspondent Alex Thomson has been tweeting while covering the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone. Instead of relying on text to convey what he was seeing, he used Vine — to great effect. 59 more words


Forever pro rata

This year has been one of the most difficult during my career in music. As a freelance musician for over 30 years I have experienced many changes of opportunities in the business. 552 more words

Music Composition And Performance