Far be it from me –

The Upsetting Reality Of Modern Day Poverty.

kathleen kerridge

This is a post about a subject very close to home.  My home.  It is about politicians who wouldn’t know poverty if it chewed on their overpaid arses.

It’s about Jamie Oliver.

Now, to put this out there, I loved Jamie.  For years and years, I idolised the man.  He taught me to cook, when I could barely operate a Pot Noodle and we lived off Smash (dehydrated potatoes) and pasta (we even overcooked that).  I would watch all his shows and learn, slowly, from the TV.  In less than a year, I was able to cook a three course meal for 15 people.  Gourmet became easy and I was soon laughing my way through 3 meat roasts and cooked-from-scratch curries.  I owe my skill in the kitchen to Jamie.  I have a lot to thank him for.

Jamie Oliver was good to watch, when I had money.  Before I had…

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Police investigating Leon Brittan for rape and child abuse at time of his death

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

It’s looking increasingly likely that the ‘rumours’ about Leon Brittan and allegations of sex crimes against him were not just conspiracy theories after all.

It’s been confirmed by the Metropolitan Police that they were investigating the former Tory Home Secretary on one allegation of rape of a woman and at least two allegations of child abuse involving young boys at the time of his death.

Those allegations are apart from the ones accusing Brittan of covering up allegations of a VIP child abuse ring operated by leading members of the establishment, which included cabinet ministers in the Thatcher government as well as Buckingham Palace.

Scotland Yard have also confirmed they will be carrying on their investigation in spite of the death of Brittan.

It will be interesting to see how long the mainstream press manage to continue to ignore this fact.

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3 Days Hearing Voices Facilitation in Birmingham with Jacqui Dillon

jacqui dillon

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How PTSD Disrupts Relationships – Part 2 – 50 Ways PTSD Undermines Intimate Relationships

How PTSD Disrupts Relationships – Part 2 – 50 Ways PTSD Undermines Intimate Relationships.

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Children’s mental health services “cut by £50m”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-30735370

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