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What’s a “Foundling Wheel?”

Child abandonment is one of the most painful dramas imaginable; regardless of the century a story takes place. Leaving a baby on the doorstep is a centuries old social problem that puts an infant’s life at risk and in most countries is a punishable offense. 413 more words


Baby Drop Boxes

It is Illegal to abandon a child, however these are the statistics of new born babies abandoned hours after birth. In Malaysia between the years of 2005 and 2012 nearly 550 babies were abandoned, of which 287 where found dead including one that was dropped out of a window of a high rise building. 507 more words

Baby Hatches Raise Controversy in Germany

From my column in The Washington Times Communities

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 – The ongoing debate over baby hatches in Germany has heated up again.  1,462 more words

Communities @ The Washington Times

Live in Edinburgh This Week - 7th December 2008

Christ on a bike, after nothing at all last week, all of a sudden things are going bananas this week.  You could pretty much be at a good show every night if you wanted. 796 more words

Edinburgh Live Listings

Live in Edinburgh This Week - 9th November 2008

Welcome to another week tending the fertile pastures of Edinburgh’s gig scene for shuffling indie kids. I’m working flat out to get the Sparrow session done for this week’s podcast so beyond tonight I will be hiding in the house for most of the week, I’m afraid, probably swearing at the computer and cursing analogue technology for being so fucking shit and chewing all my tape of the session. 441 more words

Edinburgh Live Listings

Live in Edinburgh This Week - 15th June 2008

After the excitement of last week it is with just a little bit of relief that I announce that there is pretty much fuck all going on in Edinburgh this week.   419 more words

Edinburgh Live Listings