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On Friday, I got a call from LBC Radio, asking if they could interview me regarding the difficulties faced by young disabled people. “Disability rights” seem to have been incorporated as a safe issue to talk about without disrupting the status quo, however, as with many elements of British democracy, our concern only extends to certain elements of society.
Games review roundup: Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds; Stacking; Tales from Space: About a Blob; 4 Elements
A weekly roundup of our bite-size games reviews, this week featuring frantic fighting from Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds; the ingenious application of Russian dolls in Stacking; an unquenchable appeitite of Tales from Space: About a Blob and the taming of air, earth, fire and water in 4 Elements.
Number 514 in the series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Krishnan Guru-Murthy, a particularly thoughtless version of the standard anti-Blair sneer that has been around since things started kicking off in Egypt.
It runs along the lines of haha Blair propped up Gaddafi and went on holiday in Egypt and [...]
Living in a disadvanated area is – despite its name – quite an advantage. Our Online House Hunter explains.
Which Cabinet minister has a specially-made ink stamp with which to print “BOLLOCKS” on papers in his or her red box to which he or she takes exception?
I was reminded of this eccentric stationery fact, vouchsafed to me by a reliable source, by my discussion with James Forsyth on BBC Radio 4’s Westminster Hour this [...]
I’m not Catherine, I’m Ilona.
Catherine is my middle name. I decided to use it as a pseudonym for this blog when I was about to begin writing about my time in an Eating Disorder Unit. I didn’t really think it through but it was suggested by the then Editor as a means of keeping [...]
By way of a footnote to my article in The Independent on Sunday about David Cameron’s trouble with the European Convention on Human Rights, I have had second thoughts.
It occurred to me after the newspaper went to press last night that the Prime Minister could escape the crash for which he seems to be setting himself [...]
The audience was transported into Louise Gray’s eccentric world of design (complete with dry ice) today when she presented her latest collection at the On/Off Show-space.
Patchwork bloomers, head harnesses strapped with inflatable rings and balls, heeled polka dot and metallic wellies and multi-coloured miss-matched prints made for a suitably surreal collection.
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