“You speak English well” and other things…

I saw the title of this video by ybg and immediately it resonated with me. Immediately. I did not need to watch the video to know what it was that Tonie was going to talk about. I was also reminded of a post that I read by Renni Eddo-Lodge: “Please don’t describe my work as eloquent” and in that instant, I decided that […]

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Charity-Giving and Charities on a Whole

Today’s precious topic is all about charities and charity-giving. I felt this was particularly appropriate given the gone-viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (this in itself is a bit controversial but I don’t want to babble, so check out this link here to see a roughly balanced argument) and the donations given to the Dog Home in Manchester that […]

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“I want to help the children in Africa”

So, there’s this thing…and it has been annoying me a lot. Therefore, it’s time to vent about it. It’s quite often, that you see an advert on TV by a charity, asking for donations to help them in whatever country/continent it is that is suffering – from my observations, it’s usually Africa or India…or a […]

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