Every so often, I read something that I know will stay with me for a very long time. From well-loved books I have read and re-visited many times, through well-written magazine articles, right down to blog posts that I have stumbled upon quite by accident while looking for something else – there will thankfully, always be examples of the written word that will leave an indelible mark. The following extract is one of those; it’s a poem contained within a […]

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I feel that a dark and heavy cloud has been lifted from my shoulders today. I was arrested on the 22nd November 2013, for a comment I made on a blog, which was edited to read something completely different, and then reported to the police. They seized my iPad, which was thoroughly examined, I was re-bailed twice and I have been informed today that my bail has been cancelled and there will be no further action. “The comment I made […]

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As news of the latest ‘celebrity’ under suspicion for a historic sexual offence reaches the mainstream media, Bloggers and Tweeters along with the more unscrupulous members of the online media, are salivating at the prospect. Ex Coronation Street Actor Neville Bushwell, aged 70, who played the Ray Langton character between 1966 and 1978, has been accused of ‘exposing himself’ to an underage girl in the 1960’s. In fact why not go further and join in with the other online anonymous […]

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