Digging In

First things first: Police told to move along as anti-bank protesters camp out at St Paul’s http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/oct/16/occupy-london-protest-st-pauls I declare this to be flat-out awesome. The city of London might be too askeered (scared) to let the protesters to the Stock … Continue reading

I’m Not Crazy!

Wait, I am… but not when it comes to perceived pressure to conform to a weird and distressing socio-economic norm: UK families face consumer pressure, says report http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14898614 I also saw it called ‘brand bullying’, which really… the whole concept … Continue reading

Another Moment of Relief

Downing Street forces U-turn on Nadine Dorries abortion proposals http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/31/downing-street-uturn-abortion-proposals Can we say whew? Whew! Granted, this doesn’t magically make it go away – it’s still not been determined if it’s going to be up for discussion as such, but … Continue reading