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Societal shift: When Ireland came out for equality

Even before the marriage equality referendum, the Yes campaign had already raised the status of LGBT people in Irish society for good

After casting my vote for marriage equality last week, I took off at dawn on Saturday to spend a few days with my godson and his parents. 1,336 more words

Currents & Comment

Look South

America is an interesting place for so many reasons, not least of which is the practical reality that a country this large and diverse acts as if it is much smaller and more homogenous.  1,407 more words

I'll let you know what I'm up to soon...

I’m venturing into the world of crowd funding and would like to chat with anyone who is trying to raise money through online campaigning or crowd funding in Australia and around the world. 34 more words


Table for one, please.

As I write this, I’m eating alone. My laptop, oversized bowl of carbonara and large glass of white wine jostling for space on the round table I requested to move to so that I could spread out. 860 more words

My Life And Faith

The difference #LBBill will make

I am re-posting here the post I wrote for Justice for LB, explaining why I think #LBBill is so important as part of the campaign for disability rights. 901 more words

Disability Rights

And so it begins - the Bristol Downs annual festival of filth

The first time each year that fine weather clashes with holidays and the people of Bristol (or a lazy minority of them at least), lose their ability to clear up their mess in our beautiful green spaces. 225 more words