Category Archives: UK

Indian Winter, Slums, Slums and More Slums

Hope 2010 is going well for you so far. Angry young woman that I am, the mention of Slumdog Millionaire gets my goat on most days. I think it’s a decent, engaging film, and have sat through it more than … Continue reading

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Filed under India, Media, UK

The BNP and the Pizza Prophet

Warning – Random political rant Walking through Hyde Park during the pseudo-spring this country witnesses – I came across a strange prophet. It was a funny experience, as always the Speaker’s Corner in Hyde Park has its share of loons … Continue reading

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Filed under Politics, UK

A sour afternoon

Sometimes you almost forget that people can be racist. So like an idiot I smile at everyone deeply unaware of just how much hate can simmer inside someone. Mind you, I can deal with doubts about my intelligence just fine. … Continue reading

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Filed under Self, UK

Sunrise in Birmingham

It sort of snowed today morning. I believe. I woke up too late to see it. Either that, or I didn’t open up the curtains early enough. However, I woke up in the most delightful of ways on Saturday morning. … Continue reading

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Filed under Photographs, Self, UK

While in Liverpool

In Liverpool, the city centre is so swanky, you don’t think this is the docks filled port town that you’ve read about. But on the outskirts the decay begins to show. I couldn’t spend too much time there or do … Continue reading

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Filed under Funny, UK

Men kissing Men and other Offensive Things

It’s funny the kind of things that can offend people. Take for this instance this marvelous advert for Heinz Deli Mayo. I found myself giggling with joy. It’s so rare to see an advert that shows a man doing anything … Continue reading

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Filed under Marketplace and All Things Current, UK

Ugh!

Sometimes you read stuff that should be screenshot-ted and preserved for posterity. This is the case of the really boring and bordering on self-pity blog called Sir John Bull. Now you would expect someone who is a member of the … Continue reading

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Filed under Politics, UK, wtf