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18/04/17 It’s good to talk…or…let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water…

Just recently I read a well thought out piece, ‘Suicide is Outside Me’ where the author, Dariusz Galasinski, speaks out against the current ‘It’s good to Talk’ rhetoric put forward by well meaning charities (including ours! Gulp! More in that … Continue reading

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11/09/16 Prejudice

  prejudice ˈprɛdʒʊdɪs/ noun 1.  preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience. “English prejudice against foreigners” synonyms: preconceived idea, preconception, preconceived notion; prejudgement “male prejudices about women” Well that appears to be an entirely unpleasant thing, … Continue reading

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06/08/16 Shit science and lazy reporting tells us that nearly everyone is a prejudicial bastard

Pitchforks? Check. Torches? Check. Hoards of angry villagers? Check. Shall we begin?  This week I read an article in the Independent that tells us that  ‘Majority of Britons ‘uncomfortable’ letting someone with mental illness look after their child, study finds’ … Continue reading

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09/07/16 You’re an attention seeking…

Imagine you woke up this morning and your world had changed.  When I say the world, I mean the world’s perception of you.  You haven’t changed. You’re still the same old…same old…you.  But something rather weird had happened. Someone…you’re not … Continue reading

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09/07/16 You’re an attention seeking…

Imagine you woke up this morning and your world had changed.  When I say the world, I mean the world’s perception of you.  You haven’t changed. You’re still the same old…same old…you.  But something rather weird had happened. Someone…you’re not … Continue reading

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20/02/16 You lying, duplicitous, bastards.

  This was my working title for the blog – others included ‘Do you really think we’re that stupid?’ or the more generously phrased, ‘Who are you kidding?’ Have you read this? Have you? Have you?  It’s the 5 year … Continue reading

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24/11/13 Mind – an open letter – or whoops, you did it again…

Dear Mind, I’m writing regarding your letter of outrage, on my behalf, to Mr Thorpe Park, regarding the misguided naming of one of their rides – ASYLUM! http://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/thorpe-park-an-open-letter/ You told ’em, didn’t you? You reminded them that people with mental … Continue reading

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