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48. Kings Cross Fire

The Kings Cross Fire 30 years ago yesterday started at Kings Cross Underground station killing 31 people and injuring a 100. A counsellor was provided for the 150 fire fighters who attended the scene, but was not used. Hopefully how times have changed. … Continue reading

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47. Aunts

Aunts are cool. Close but not as dependent as a parent – Aunts can have a kind, gentle & detached view of their nieces and nephews. In many families the sister of your parent is not like your parent. Younger, … Continue reading

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46. Hard Dog

Hilary Clinton described her husband as a “hard dog to keep on the porch”. The Presidency has an easily abused allure. Like Freud’s Vienna sexual abuse was rife: because there were vulnerable live in female servants with no recourse to … Continue reading

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45. Katie Lee 1919-2017

Katie Lee  spent her life fighting for her beloved canyon flooded out by the Glen Canyon Damn. She fought tirelessly to have the dam removed and the Colorado River returned to its natural flow. Her favourite word was fuck! It was … Continue reading

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44. Politician Mysogyny

A traveller asks a man sitting on the side of the the road “Which is the way to Jerusalem?” The man replies “Jerusalem?” Not understanding what he says. The traveller asks the same question again with the same result. This … Continue reading

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43. Bully Kids

The power between parents and children has always been a delicate balance. Children in the early part of their lives are totally dependent on their parents. The way this power is handled by the all powerful parent instils attitudes to … Continue reading

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42. Quiet Men

Is there a multitude of quiet men silencing their views on the alleged behaviour of Harvey Weinstein? Is it because most men think that they have never behaved like that? That men they know wouldn’t speak about women as sex objects? … Continue reading

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41. Masseduction

Masseduction is the new album by St Vincent. In the Era of Trump, Brexit, Sex crimes, & Gender Fluidity. The idea is that we seduce and are seduced by people, products, lifetsyles through the lens of the media. Like all … Continue reading

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40. Hollywood Sex Crimes

A well known Hollywood producer has been outed with allegations of being a serial sex abuser. Apparently his exploits were common knowledge in the film industry! There are common themes here with the way the story unfolds. Hollywood Sex Crimes  … Continue reading

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39. Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell was a contrarian. If you liked his music he did not trust you. Not well known when he was alive Arthur Russell is making a comeback: fans include Kanye West who sampled him on 30 hours, Frank Ocean, … Continue reading

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