Category Archives: Uncategorized

A Gay Dad Takes on the Frozen-Hating Mormon Grandmother


Originally posted on evoL =:
Last week a self defined Mormon grandmother named Kathryn Skaggs wrote a blog in an effort to alert the world that the movie Frozen was targeting children with a “gay agenda”.  In a sense, she was…

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Willingden


It could be a peaceful little village from the pages of a Tolkien novel, except that it only exists in my head, when I’m asleep and dreaming. I often find myself there at some point during my sleep cycle. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Appalling From Facebook


Originally posted on Beautiful Haibun:
In yet another example of cheap and easy racism against the Roma gypsy people, Europe’s largest minority, Facebook refuses to take a page down called “Gypsies To The Gas Chambers.” More here, from Romea.cz May I…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

‘Hard working people’ doesn’t work for me…


Originally posted on Paul Bernal's Blog:
There are few expressions that annoy me more than ‘hard working people’ – and few that we hear more in the current political climate. There are so many things wrong with it that…

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Title reveal! Our new Anthology


Originally posted on Writer's Block:
A little while ago, I discussed the search for a new name for an Anthology I’m putting together. It’s always a tricky process – finding something which captures the essence of a work, and…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Shackles of the Mind


Originally posted on Arranging Reality:
This post has been hanging around in my files for quite a while.  I’ve finally got round to posting it.   I spent the first 30 years of my life not knowing I had a…

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

And So The Growing And Pickling Season Begins


Here at Tribble Towers the garden is really coming to life. Chives are prevalent and attracting Honey Bees, Garlic is growing, Mange Tout and Beetroot are doing well… and then there are my borders, in which I’m growing some amazing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Together They Weeped


Originally posted on terry1954:
Hobo Help me, please someone help me. I am drowning. People walking each direction. No one stopping but each person looking. No one getting involved. Too busy  living, distracted minds. One soul tossed a few coins…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How Hope Orchard Cured Me Of My Fear Of Dogs


I have always been a Dog lover. Always. I grew up with a beautiful Dog, would talk to other Dog walkers and make friends with their Dogs… And in my twenties I was mauled by a German Shepherd. I still … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Guest Post: The Bells of St John: Doctor Who Episode Review


Hi dear readers! It feels like an age since my last Who review for the Christmas special. Exciting times are ahead, what with the 50th anniversary this year, a new companion, new (and old) mysteries to solve and what looks … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, A Madman With A Box, Doctor Who, Fezes Are Cool, Maureen's Guest Blog Spot, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments