Holocaust Memorial Day

There's been some shocking revelations this week about the number of people who either don't know or don't believe that the Holocaust happened. While this is disturbing to say the least, because if you don't believe that something this awful...

A New Year, A New Me.

We're already 8 days into the new year but I finally know what I want to do differently this year: I want to be visible. I want to stop worrying about what other people think of me, to the point where I don't raise my head above the parapet. I...

Patience is a virtue

I seem to recall hearing that when I was younger and rolling my eyes dramatically. But today, in a world where everything happens at the touch of a button, maybe we could all do with strengthening our patience. Gone are the days when you would wait 14 days for...

Tripawd Moggins

Like many crazy cat ladies, I am the proud owner of two cats. Well no, that's not entirely true - I am merely fortunate to be living with the human that two cats selected to be their human slave carer. Today we took our youngest cat, Dexter, to have a front...

The Unelectable Corbyn

Don't let my title fool you. I love Jeremy Corbyn. The media has been biased against Jeremy Corbyn, yet despite that, the Labour Party membership has grown to become the largest party in Western Europe. More than 300,000 members voted him as labour leader this week,...

House Wars: A New Hope

Perhaps the one good thing to come out of the referendum is that people are waking up to the idea that there seems to be a lot of corruption and bad decisions being covered up. There’s a lot of lies being told and we’ve had enough.

Why I stopped watching Big Brother as soon as #CBBChristopher left

Reality TV gives us permission to spy on people and, let’s be honest, we don’t twitch the curtains for the nice thoughtful neighbour who cleans up after himself. But hear a blazing row or the sound of glass smashing and we’re muting the TV and leaping towards the window to see what’s going on. I’d rather watch a week scripted film or TV drama and let people mind their own business.