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Just shut up, will you!
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Just shut up, will you!

In January 2011, as expected, Transport for London increased fare prices by over 30%,  yet public transport is neither any cleaner, safer, or more importantly, ‘quieter’. Randelle Tanios Ellis Long gone are the days where I could sit on a bus journey home and enjoy reading a book; yes, a […]

Top Gear and the Mexicans
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Top Gear and the Mexicans

-THE FILTER – Be quiet and still for a moment, and listen very hard…you should hear a faint fizzing sound…do you hear it?…shh, listen…that, my friends, is the sound of hundreds of thousands of Mexicans sizzling with anger over the comments made on Top Gear. Erica Buist The hugely popular […]

Permission to speak freely
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Permission to speak freely

My friend just gave birth. Which is, if you think about it, pretty amazing. I’ve never even given blood. Erica Buist It got me thinking about all the lessons you’re obliged to teach a new human, and later, conflicting lessons. You teach a child to always tell the truth. Later, […]

Peek-a-boo! Peek-a-NO… Bad grown up
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Peek-a-boo! Peek-a-NO… Bad grown up

– THE FILTER –   I don’t have internet in my apartment, and as a consequence, I find babies disturbing. I know, it seems odd. Let me explain. Erica Buist I don’t have internet in my apartment, due to an ongoing and very boring row with a certain telecommunications company, […]

Moving slow in West Africa
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Moving slow in West Africa

After a 75 pence haircut and some food I decided to follow the music across the road. Inside they are showing a collection of National Geographic films, including The World’s Most Dangerous Animals and CSI (that’s Croc Scene Investigation), just the job for an exciting night out. Graham Douglas It’s […]