Goodbye 2016: Brexit and Beyond

  No matter where your hearth lies, only those in a coma or deep in the Amazon rainforest could escape the turbulent world events of 2016 and if like me, you were hooked up to news sites every five minutes, you would have experienced much of the...

Migrants, Muslims and Modern British 'Racism'

    Earlier this month, British pop star Lilly Allen apologised on behalf of the UK for the migrant children’s plight. During a photo opportunity in the Calais Jungle, she was dressed in her designer clobber and sitting pretty with her...

The Wonderful NHS and Wrong Diagnosis'

  No matter how much I mull over death and dying, I’m definitely not prepared for it and a trip to A&E with a suspected stroke on Thursday morning, showed me that.       On Wednesday night, the right side of my body went numb and...

Fancy a fag?

  Are you a smoker? Yes? Get pains in your legs? No? Well, you will and then you’ll get gangrene and die! And I’m not joking or being over-dramatic here.   Since March, I have been experiencing tightness and pains in my...

Shut Up and Grow Up

  When it comes to friendship, I’m a breeze- I waft in to someone’s life and quickly waft back out again. Sometimes leaving the person’s skin cold; sometimes leaving the smell of freshly cut flowers. Whatever I leave, I will usually avoid that...

Getting Over Hump Day

  No week would be complete, if I didn’t piss and moan about my job, either to you poor folk or my very patient son. However, this week that piss and moan can end with a bloody, great big smug-arsehole smile...because in five weeks, I won’t be...

Death. How do you want to say Goodbye?

  Death should be a comfortable subject for me. While I haven’t watched a human in his last struggles of life, I’ve held and watched an animal as it took its last breaths and I’ve kissed my cold step-father, said goodbye to grandparents, uncles and...

Bad Skin?

I'm going to read as if I'm selling you something....and maybe I am....suppose it depends on if you need it or not! I'm genuinely bloody amazed at a skin product I bought yesterday and I can't stop going on about it, because...well, I'm bloody...