Are we more connected?

Are we more connected?

Thinking back to my early teenage years growing up in Woolwich there was never a sense of community. It was as if the place existed just as go-between for lost people, people getting the bus somewhere else, the homeless and the unhappy .  Maybe community did exist in some minuscule numbers, in some hidden obscure corner between … Continue reading

This is not a democracy

This is not a democracy

While verifying Easton votes last night I came across many where people refused to vote and instead expressed their anger and frustration towards the politics in Bristol and in the country as a whole on their voting cards. So many other people verifying theses votes including me at one point don’t understand what’s going on … Continue reading

Bristol mayor elections

Bristol mayor elections

Who the hell am I supposed to vote for ??!! looking at the recent debates over the Mayoral elections with all the possible candidates, Im dumbfounded as to how any of these people represent what the everyday person feels and wants. An independent mayor is a brilliant idea but I don’t really think its easy … Continue reading

The Olympic legacy

The Olympics was yet another player in the Xeroxed phantasmagoria of advertising and consumerism. It was quite entertaining to pick up little snippets of the ongoing farce and watch clips of Boris getting stuck on zip wires and dance to the spice girls like the bumbling idiot he is. Absolutely hilarious right? My boyfriend made a very good observation pointing out … Continue reading

“Guilty until proven innocent”

“Guilty until proven innocent”

I’m only 20, five foot one and quite possibly far too much of an optimist for my own sorry self. I most certainly don’t know everything, or enough, and I’m not at the forefront of international political and peace development. But there is one thing that I feel I should have been taught about and had duly … Continue reading

NHS?

NHS?

Absolutely seething at the thought of David Cameron smearing his greasy mitts all over my life expectancy and general health……Mrs Thatcher has been long gone now and I think we can all agree that her heavy handedness became barbaric and heartless….what makes you think that it’s going to fully work this time? Yes, someone needs to now … Continue reading

What do I care?

Were all secretly unhappy but we’ll carry on smiling just to keep up appearances with the Joneses next door. Image has become very important within society. An all consuming horrible elephant in the room with the latest in season shoes on, goading all that will listen, to buy things and look at things and read … Continue reading