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Thursday, 24th April 2014

Further to my entry of the 22nd, another word for the Oxford Urban Dictionary:

Degree, n.

Pronunciation: /dɪɡriː/
Etymology: < late popular Latin degradus… 64 more words


Mass Workfare Begins Next Monday ... Or Does It?

With less than one week to go until the launch date of the DWP’s woefully misnamed ‘Help To Work’ and details of the programme are still shrouded in secrecy. 490 more words


Tuesday, 22nd April 2014

The industrial revolution was driven to a considerable extent by the work of small hands, a situation gradually redressed by education and child labour laws past throughout the nineteenth century. 92 more words


The Current Nonsense About Religion

When Cameron, or a PR flunkie in his name, spooned out some stuff last week about how all Christian he is, the first assumption might’ve have been that it was seasonal padding: “Easter’s on it’s way Dave, lets knock together a few hundred words on how you like Jesus.” … 540 more words

Chilled oasis of good ales and food at the centre of Croydon

ANDREW LENG was only passing by the busy Green Dragon. He was glad that he paused for a pint and a burger

The Green Dragon pub sits next to Surrey Street Market and I’d always known the place for its youthful clientele and its especially busy Friday evenings. 1,001 more words


Beware council's misleading parking signs, warns Butcher

Mark Butcher, the South Croydon-based guitar legend and occasional Test match batsman, has been in touch with Inside Croydon with what he calls a “rant on behalf of all the other dopes that were and will be booked down there”. 560 more words