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A Trilogy of Red: Part 1 – Crimson

February 28, 2017 6:46 pm0 comments
A Trilogy of Red: Part 1 – Crimson

Deep in a copse, under a thicket of brambles his member strokes your inner thigh. Cotton sodden from dampened earth, and a mystical murmur hangs beneath the treeline.  It trickles down your leg to mingle with mud and leaves, like a wet dream; a Rorschach test – all confused and […]

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Byerlusconi

December 2, 2013 12:21 pm0 comments
Byerlusconi

Senate says: «yes!» the former italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has to pack his bags and leave the Parliament. Many cannot understand, though, the need of vote in order to stop a person convicted of fraud from representing his Country. It should have been immediate, don’t you think? If a […]

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Berlusconi’s unfortunate spin of luck

September 12, 2013 11:45 am2 comments
Berlusconi’s unfortunate spin of luck

Italy. Let’s do a little Brainstorming: Pizza, spaghetti, Florence, the Pope, Dante, Pavarotti, Roman Empire, Berlusconi. Let’s stop here: Silvio Berlusconi. For the ones that ignore his existence, he was the former italian Prime minister, known mostly for his scandals than for his government policy, for his vices rather than […]

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Delhi rape case: What’s the future for women in India?

February 18, 2013 7:18 pm3 comments
Delhi rape case: What’s the future for women in India?

The Delhi Rape Case: Throughout the month of January viewers around the world watched as the details of a horrifying and bone chilling rape case unfolded. One in which an innocent medical student with a promising future ahead of her was sexually assaulted on a bus in India’s capital Delhi.  It’s strange to […]

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Obama triumphs in the US election

November 7, 2012 9:04 pm0 comments
Obama triumphs in the US election

As Bruce Springsteen’s “We Take Care of Our Own” belted out from the speakers in the arena, President Obama joyously waved to the thousands of people who made it possible for him to serve a final term in the White House. Joined on stage by his equally joyful wife and […]

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Do the crimes committed against young girls in Rochdale reflect a racial issue, or larger issues in our own society?

May 12, 2012 2:57 pm1 comment
Do the crimes committed against young girls in Rochdale reflect a racial issue, or larger issues in our own society?

Nine men have been imprisoned this week for their involvement in the exploitation and rape of young, underage girls in Rochdale and Oldham. If I rewrite that sentence to say that the men were British Pakistani, and that the girls were white, does this change our impression of what went […]

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My Incomplete Education

March 24, 2012 6:46 pm1 comment
My Incomplete Education

On the 15th March 2012, 30,000 students aged 11-16 took part in BBC’s News Day. They covered a range of stories which included the Queens diamond jubilee, the forthcoming London Olympics, bullying and even Ofsted reports. They also got the chance to quiz Health Secretary Andrew Lansley and the Prime […]

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