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Victorian Values

BY MANDY BALDWIN

For the love of God, what, if anything, goes on in Lily Allen’s head? In a long history of public idiocy, she has now said that the thousands and thousands of victims of Muslim grooming gangs – not Asian, Gentle Reader: let’s not racially insult men ranging from Native Americans to Gurkhas in our efforts to be Sharia-compliant – would have probably been raped anyway. 533 more words

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A Date With . . . Dominique Kyle

I came across this writer when I was assigned one of her books in a Goodreads review group. I was so taken with the book that I wanted to find out more about the woman who wrote it. 2,590 more words

Writing

Thursday 11th January 2018 - Sunday 14th January 2018

Hi all,

The average maximum temperature for January is about 6°C. Currently we are below, standing at 3.9°C, but with little snow to show for it. 269 more words

Oldham

Happy Ukrainian Orthodox Christmas

Celebrating Ukrainian Orthodox Christmas in Rochdale, Lancashire, today. (See last year)

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Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Rochdale: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers have been criticised in some quarters in recent weeks for the amount of goals they have conceded in the dying minutes of matches. In this FA Cup fixture against Rochdale, Rovers were the team desperately throwing everyone forward to try to grab an equaliser at the death, but unfortunately, it wasn’t to be. 194 more words

Doncaster Rovers

Doncaster Rovers 0 Rochdale 1 (FA Cup)

It was a frustrating day at the office for Darren Ferguson’s men, as they leave the FA Cup competition after defeat at the hands of League One rivals, Rochdale.  585 more words

Doncaster Rovers

Rape as destiny. The ultimate apologists' excuse for child abuse

Remember a few weeks ago, when Matt Damon got himself into all sorts of trouble for being brave / naïve / insensitive enough to suggest that despite the huge response to the #MeToo campaign, and the appalling allegations against Harvey Weinstein, in actual fact, most men are decent and respectful, and would never dream of harassing or abusing women? 595 more words

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