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Rent Boy

Work drags you from your bed

Grabs your freedom

Then buggers you from 9 to 5

It treats you like nothing

Your faceless

A body that does a job. 41 more words

Poetry

AT THE RIALTO

There are no more forthcoming attractions
we have reached the end if the reel
we sit in the darkened cinema
waiting for light that
does not come… 16 more words

Poetry

Shades of Blue

As time passes it has become ever more apparent that UK society and culture is being destroyed by Multiculturalism. It continues unabated because the British government of any hue wants more and more immigration regardless of skills. 579 more words

England

Book review: ‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry’ by Rachel Joyce

This is a copy of a book review I wrote for the UK edition of ehospice news.


If ever a fictional book has illustrated the importance of ‘spiritual care’ as an integral part of palliative care, it is Rachel Joyce’s debut novel, ‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry’. 689 more words

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I'm Pretty Near Appalled Out!

Neuro-scientists at Sultan Vahdettin University in Turkey have identified a chemical that produces the ‘shock/horror’ response in humans. The occipital lobe at the rear of the brain responsible for vision and perception receives inputs from the retina that pass through a “way station” in the lateral geniculate nucleus of the thalamus. 1,134 more words

International Affairs

Ice Bucket Challenge: Pour a bucket of water over my head? Not in Uganda I won't

This is an article that I wrote for The Daily Telegraph about why I didn’t complete my ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ but did make a donation to Water Aid.  19 more words

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If you consider Amazon an evil empire, pay slightly more

I often read very disturbing accounts of how Amazon treats its warehouse employees. I am already acquainted with the comic opera that is Amazon customer service. 1,011 more words

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