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Spiders Scare Me

Last night I was sitting on the edge of my bed just about to climb into bed and go to sleep when, out of the corner of my eye, I saw something moving. 142 more words


Police called to job interview - applicant stages sit-in

Police were called when a woman refused to leave a job interview after being turned down.

The candidate lost her temper and would not budge for 90 minutes following the unsuccessful meeting in Manchester city centre on Wednesday morning. 98 more words

Desperate Times

Desperate times during the famine in North Korea

Two decades ago, millions of North Koreans faced widespread famine, and many families would do just about anything to feed their children. In an edited excerpt from his memoir… 1,535 more words

Book Excerpt

Jack reblogged this on Universal Journal Review.

WHAT?! Cameron declares war on every #UK citizen in most bizarre statement yet! (#politics #ToriesOutNow )

It is only a few days since Cameron and his cronies were returned to government, and already they are introducing draconian and oppressive policies and legislation. 903 more words

Government & Politics

Right to life

Reposted from The Mirror on line

So here we are, day 3 of their term in office and already the tories plan to scrap the Human Rights Act. 674 more words

Quiet today

It’s very quiet today in Chiapas. Only one rattle of a garbage truck – the first water truck’s cheery tune appearing only at 9.30 AM (‘Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head’ – I prefer the one using Carmen’s ‘Habanera’) – only a bit of trombone practice rather than the full-blown marching band – is everyone recovering from the governor… 138 more words

What The Hell