Chumbawumba

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So, yesterday’s despair is over. Today we start again. That’s how it goes. You get knocked down, you get back up again. Just like Chumbawumba said.

I needed to be doing things today. Good things. Things that help redress the balance a little bit. I’m going to share them with you, not because I’m a big head (well, I am, but that’s not why), but because you can do them too, and if it helped me, and it did, it might help you.

My mum and dad cleared out all their old winter coats and scarves and gave them to me to do something useful with. I’m dropping them off tomorrow with a lady who volunteers to help the homeless, and she’s going to distribute them this weekend. When I asked on my community group on Facebook there were loads of places who wanted/needed them in my local area. There will be…

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High Court rules “Thinking Allowed” in Brexit debate, Press Appalled.

Brilliantly summarised!

Opinionoid

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It’s official, Britain’s now a country officially suspicious of nuanced argument – a post-fact society. The High Court’s ruling on triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the starting gun for our exit from the EU, has caused moral outrage in the popular press. The judiciary dared to side with a concerned (and whisper it quietly, educated) citizen, Gina Miller, respecting the efforts of her and her lawyers to understand and interpret the law of the land. Contrast this with the increasingly belligerent and thought terminating mass of Leave voters; 17.4 million, who, just like the SNP in Scotland, now presume to speak for all of the people, just as I’ve presumed to speak for all of them.

The Mail was one of many rags incandescent that Miller, born in Guyana, which isn’t even in Britain, if you can believe the fucking cheek of it, had dared to challenge the…

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