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For your information – the formatting HAS CHANGED since I first published this – you can see what the original looked like by scrolling down and stopping near the Harsh Reality logo! 2,043 more words

Julz

[SABBATH EDITORIAL] It is never your fault

The first Sabbath Editorial touched on victim blaming in the case of domestic and intimate partner violence. Today we’ll look at rape. It is an issue that we’ll no doubt discuss again, but we’re now nearing the end of our series and it would be a travesty not to talk about rape in depth, especially with the public discussion going on at the moment about the controversial film, … 909 more words

Inspiration

"We have the best culture. In our culture, there is no place for a woman."

What is the definition of a woman? What is her purpose? How has she been created in such a way to appear so fragile and delicate, yet able to endure unutterable amounts of pain. 1,307 more words

India's Daughter !!! We Disowned Her.

India’s Daughter is already ready to be disowned by India. Has anyone thought what the girl herself might have wanted? Would she keep mum from her story being told to the world? 332 more words

Hope

Into the mind of a rapist - and the law!

This documentary is NOT against India. It’s against RAPE, be it in India, the US, UK, South Africa or anywhere else!

We should watch it and get OUTRAGED. 12 more words

India

Climate change by numbers

I watched the much-hyped BBC4 show climate change by numbers and thought it was pretty good. It covered 3 basic numbers; why we think global surface temperatures have risen by 0.85oC since 1880, why we’re 95% (or more) sure that more 50% of the warming since 1950 has been anthropogenic, and why – if we want to have a reasonable chance of keeping warming below 2oC – we can only emit a total of 1 trillion tonnes of Carbon (1000GtC). 783 more words

Climate Change

A Railway Mystery

Yesterday evening I was watching an excellent programme on the golden age of detective stories,  ably presented by Lucy Worsley. However when visting Agatha Christie’s home in South Devon, an occurence took place which would have taxed the great writer herself. 83 more words

Agatha Christie