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9. Oxfam Abuse

Oxfam abuse is in the news about its workers using vulnerable women in vulnerable parts of the world for sex. Apparently this is new news. Working abroad in challenging conditions trying to help a desperate local population attracts a certain … Continue reading

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8. Stalingrad 75th

The Battle of Stalingrad was a turning point in the Second World War. It was considered one of the greatest battles of the entire war. It halted the German advance into Russia and turned the tide of the war in … Continue reading

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7. Rolling Stone

Dennis Edwards who was a former lead singer of the Motown group the Temptations died last Thursday. One of his most famous hits was “Papa was a Rolling Stone” The song was part of the group’s legacy in writing more … Continue reading

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6. Hostess Grope

So the President’s Club has closed after reports of hostesses being groped, and propositioned by rich powerful businessmen. This was revealed by two undercover reporters from the Financial Times. In the post Weinstein era more and more industries are coming out … Continue reading

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5. FOMO

FOMO – Fear Of Missing Out is the anxiety of being left out from what other people are doing through social media. People write about the highlights of their lives on media platforms making their lives look continuously special. This creates anxiety … Continue reading

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4. Peter Wyngarde 1927-2018

Peter Wyngarde‘s birthdate, and place of birth were disputed. His Father was part of the British Diplomatic Core. He was an actor who played up the camp side of maleness in the 1970s to such a degree that most others … Continue reading

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3. Amatonormative

Amatonormative is defined by author Elizabeth Blake as “the assumption that a central, exclusive, amorous relationship is normal for humans, in that it is a universally shared goal, and that such a relationship is normative, in the sense that it should … Continue reading

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2. Iuliana Tudos

Iuliana Tudos was walking through Finsbury park to meet her friends in Enfield. She was stabbed and her body left in a disused building in the park. She was killed on Christmas Eve and only discovered 3 days later. She … Continue reading

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1. Fck Feelings

Fck Feelings is a self help book with the view that life is hard, and negative feelings are part of life.  Just accept what you cannot control. If your wishes are impossible and are never going to happen then stop … Continue reading

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52. Paul Williams

Paul Williams died on the streets of Birmingham, UK. He was homeless. Homelessness is often the expression of trauma and unresolved grief acted out in a destructive way.  Paul’s parents divorced when he was in his early teens. A vulnerable … Continue reading

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