Category: Politics & Society
You may or may not have heard that the The Sun “newspaper” is planning on sending out around 22 million free newspapers on Thursday. Your local postie will deliver your copy direct to your door. How thoughtful. If you live in a Liverpool postcode area you won’t get one[…]
Bean rang me from his holiday in Norfolk the other night to tell me what he’d been up to. Plum is enjoying her holiday and doesn’t seem to be missing us at all. I’m glad she’s having fun. In the midst of all the excited tales of treasure[…]
The other day I was drawn into a Twitter argument. Now, I don’t often get the opportunity to engage in conversation on Twitter, there’s usually so much going on here. However, having just got back from conference and having been reminded of the importance of being engaged with[…]
A-Z Challenge letter: G – Grayling Towards the end of last month, I read an article on Politics.co.uk about Justice Secretary Chris Grayling’s decision to ban prisoners have books sent in from “outside”. Any book. Any prisoner. There have been many rule changes made regarding prisoners recently,[…]
You may have read about American medical student Elizabeth Raine (not her real name) who has decided to auction her virginity to the highest bidder. She hopes to raise around $400k, use some to pay her tuition fees and give 35% to a charity funding education for women[…]
I heard a radio discussion the other day about a ski holiday firm, MountainBase, who are offering to pay the school fines for families who book with them for term time getaways. Actually, they are offering to reimburse those families, but it boils down to the same thing.