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OK; that’s it; time to join the Green Party

I have finally faced my deep cynicism with mainstream, existing political parties and joined the Green Party. The existing political parties are too in debt to established big business interests and will not – and can not – take the … Continue reading

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Birmingham Freecycle now has 11,000 plus people in it!

Birmingham Freecycle now has over eleven thousand people in it! That’s just incredible!! I heard about Freecycle back in October ’04 and thought it was such a great idea; when I came to check if there was a Birmingham UK … Continue reading

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Birmingham is starting the fight against climate change

I attended the Birmingham Strategic Partnership consultation event last night at Think Tank on the Birmingham Climate Change Action Plan. Whilst I was there I hooked up with Birmingham Friends of the Earth and volunteered and also shamelessly plugged Birmingham … Continue reading

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DAMN but it’s fun cycling in Birmingham the snow!!

So as usual, when it snows in England everyone predicts doom and apocalypse.. but you just know that they would also be the first to complain about the cost if we paid enough to get blanket coverage from snow ploughs … Continue reading

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The argument for vegetarianism might have just become irrefutable; it’s killing our planet

I have always been ambivalent about vegetarianism; on one hand if it is a moral, ethical decision by someone who just cannot face the thought of eating another living beings body I have been supportive. On the other hand, I … Continue reading

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Great reasons on "why not to wear a suit"

Check out this blog on why not to wear a suit; one point I really love is where he says that certain people probably need a suit to get confidence and stature in their company – and he states: “Well … Continue reading

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If you find the blatant racism on Celebrity Big Brother revolting then the solution is simple; STOP WATCHING IT!

If like me you have found the blatant racism on Celebrity Big Brother to be nauseating and revolting to watch then the solution is simple; stop watching it! I gave up on this show some years ago when I came … Continue reading

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You could not make this up; creationists in the US refuse to allow their kids to see "An Inconvenient Truth"…

This is just unbeleiveable; some religious, creationist bigot in the US is refusing to allow his kids to watch “An Inconvenient Trust” at school because – get this – he insists that an opposing view be presented as well. THE … Continue reading

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Can anyone give me one, sound reason why we allow cars on the road with a top speed that is a multiple of the maximum legal speed?

This is yet another example of the failings of capitalism; immature men with insecurity complexes will always demand fast cars to make up for their many physical and scial failings… and if they are demanded then they will be built. … Continue reading

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How to stop dogs savaging kids

I cannot believe it; yet another young kid is savaged by the family pet. Even more unbelievable is the fact that the family takes no responsibility for their actions, and allowed a drug dealing thug of a relative to keep … Continue reading

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