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22 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT JOHN F. KENNEDY

It is fifty years to the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, but his life – and death – continue to fascinate. He was certainly one of America’s most charismatic Presidents. But how much do you … Continue reading

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THE SHOCKING TRUTH ABOUT THE SHOCKING TRUTH

16 THINGS A WAR CORRESPONDENT WILL TELL YOU War correspondents have existed as long as war, and that is a very, very long time. Before modern war journalism, accounts were written at the end of a conflict, such as Thucydides … Continue reading

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HOW TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, PREVENT CHILD ABUSE AND CHANGE THE WORLD

The best way to change the world is one person at a time. So – are you ready? If you’re a woman, then you’re probably already engaged in some way in what I have here. But if you’re a guy … Continue reading

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WHAT LOVE CAN TEACH US ABOUT HATE

There’s a song originally recorded by The Persuaders in 1971 and covered many times since, most famously by Annie Lennox. It’s called: ‘There’s a thin line between love and hate.’ It kept going round in my head when I first … Continue reading

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CALL ME MAYBE, AFGHANISTAN STYLE

I hated this damn song until I saw this. Now I can’t get it out of my head. Apparently, this was made by US Army Forces based in Afghanistan. Judging by the longish hair and the beards some of them … Continue reading

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NAKED IN HAVANA

THE FIRST OF MY EPIC ‘NAKED’ TRILOGY IS RELEASED TODAY!     And also available as POD from COOLGUS publishing I’D LOVE YOU TO SUBSCRIBE TO MY EMAIL LIST – IT’S DIFFERENT TO SUBSCRIBING TO THE BLOG, YOU’LL GET THE … Continue reading

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TODAY’S NEW SUPERHERO: CCTVMAN

Some of us go about our day. Others go about doing good. Take a look at this.

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ARE YOU SURE YOU’RE NOT BEING WATCHED?

You are. Every day. And it’s not all bad.

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WHAT YOU CAN DO TO CHANGE THE WORLD (WITHOUT LEAVING HOME)

When Malala Yousafzai was 13 years old she was shot in the head and neck by a Taliban gunman while returning home on a school bus. She was targeted for assassination because she wrote a blog promoting education for girls. … Continue reading

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WHERE THERE’S A WOMB THERE’S A WAY, PART 2

So before I was so rudely interrupted by Mick Jagger, we were talking, appropriately enough, about the history of contraception. THIS IS NOT HAPPENING: I was just about to tell you how they tried to stop having babies in China. … Continue reading

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