Exploring the irony of working for a suicide prevention charity while going through my now annual 'festive depression'. Yeah, I wouldn't read it either...
First, I confess - my post title is from an 80's cult sci-fi classic, though I can't remember the name. I've been moving house - which makes move number 50-something in my lifetime. This is up there with the worst. Trying to balance keeping my business going, moving etc. has been (insert foul words) exhausting.... Continue Reading →
Will Gardner (stupidly long job-title that basically means he 'protects' kids on the internet) says it's all down to the on-line porn, and that kids need 'to put what they are seeing into context.' Exactly what context is this?
Recently the government has called for warning labels on wine as there are on cigarettes. That's right Cameron - we're really stupid. All this time we've been knocking back the hard stuff convinced it's got vitamins and life-giving magical wasp-semen in it. Thank god you're here to help us poor, retarded infants tie our shoes... Continue Reading →
Hi Beautiful followers of the Panda! My new job seems to have temporarily removed my ability to have any kind of life!! I wake, work, get home, eat and find its bedtime and I'm knackered. Yet over Christmas and new year I reconnected with my Blends and remembered the joy of WordPress. I must post!... Continue Reading →
I am seeking the feedback of those marvellous women who, for unfathomable reasons, choose to regularly digest this Panda's offerings. The following thought struck me as I passed an Ann Summers shop today. I hate Ann Summers. The why of this can be summarised very simply - because there is no Stan Summers. Ann Summers... Continue Reading →
My good Blend Jasc suggested I should write about my attempts to go self-employed. Frankly they are mostly not interesting, involving spending so long on hold that Vivaldi's Four Seasons has bored a hole into my brain and made my eyes start to bleed! Or filling out my name and address eight-thousand times until I'm waking... Continue Reading →
Well, it's been a long time. If my manhood was that extended maybe my marriage would have survived!! Yep, all this time away has not made me civilised. I apologise for my vacation - suddenly having one's life drain down the pan is not always a joy. What I have had is first hand experience... Continue Reading →
This is part five of a series in which I use the American drug war to examine wider social concerns. You can also read : the intro, part one, part two, part three, part four. We've been looking at five central lies told to perpetuate the drug war. 1 - Drugs themselves are the enemy... Continue Reading →