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?
Warning - proof that I'm a wizened old fart alert!! I was bumbling up the road today when it occurred to me that my trousers were at least two inches too baggy for fashion. There was nothing else for it, and I immediately poured petrol over my head and set fire to myself. Luckily I... Continue Reading →
I should probably apologise for posting so much today. Having started this blog a few weeks ago I seem to have created a storm of mental effluvia. I find myself wandering about spontaneously writing poems or ranting to myself in response to the most mundane crap. I'm sure it will die down soon enough, and... Continue Reading →
We dig the soil and invent the value of gold and oil Plunge the seas find a place to excrete and fish to eat Fell trees to create benches where we can sit to catch our breath We look look closer look right in But see only our own seeing create patterns which fulfil our... Continue Reading →
At work I deal with people far too often who have been abused, who's lives have never recovered and who's self-destructive behaviour can be traced back to a childhood filled with violence, neglect or sexual abuse. I am both sad at how commonplace abuse is, and made angry at how badly this is understood. I'm... Continue Reading →