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How many years of good health can you expect?

There is a vast gap in the UK when it comes to health, as a recent study by National Statistics highlights. Unsurprisingly, affluent locations in the south of England are much better off than areas in the north, such as Manchester, Blackpool, Bradford, Birmingham, the North East & Lincolnshire etc. 370 more words

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Here's how not to capture India in a day

Ridley Scott is asking Indians to capture What they did on October 10 to create a reel of “India in a Day”. Scroll talks about it… 185 more words

Random Ruminations



The following post is a recap of two of the more disgusting things I saw or dealt with while I was locked up.  I lived with all men for about 460 straight days.   719 more words

Chemical Dependency

रईसी से ग़रीबी तक

रईसी से ग़रीबी तक का फासला
उतना ही है जितना
एक अंडे से मुर्गी का
और इन दोनों से सूखी रोटी का
एक भेड़ से ऊन के गोले का
और इन दोनो से सर्दी के स्वेटर का
एक पेड़ से कागज़ का
और इन दोनों से किताबी शब्दों का
चार दीवारों से छत का
और इन दोनों से बारिश वाली रातों का
एक चाय के प्याले से होठों का
और इन दोनों के बीच के हादसों का
रईसी से ग़रीबी तक का फासला
उतना ही है जितना
ज़मीन से आसमान का
और इन दोनों से जनमे क्षितिज का


Jeremy Corbyn is Labour Leader (Good news, for once)

Jeremy Corbyn has been voted the new Labour leader. It’s about time we had some good political news, after years of disillusionment and disappointment!

He took almost 60% of votes in the first round of voting, whereas Liz Kendall, the most “righty” of the candidates, took a measly 4%. 327 more words

Uk Politics


Shaved Dog helping to spread awareness.

This does not get talked about enough.


Boring but Important


This blog touches on a lot of issues related to imprisonment, like addiction, drug laws, mental illness, and intergenerational poverty.  One thing I’ve been meaning to address is… 667 more words