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PRESS THIS: next-level rage stroke: harvey fucking weinstein | KatyKatiKate

With all the furore from the outing of Harvey Weinstein, it’s been hard to find articles not expressing shock and surprise. This one is more angry than surprised, and if you can get through the ranting, right at the end … Continue reading

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Watch your (ableist) language!

Hey, if you’re writing online about something or someone you disagree with, please, please watch your language. I’m not talking about fuck words – anyone who knows me knows I’m a potty mouth – I’m talking about those insidious little … Continue reading

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Why we need to understand loss when we talk about war

War of the Arrows is a 2011 Korean period action movie, an emotion-fuelled ride of terror from the very first scene. The smooth and sensitive direction drags you into the story from the first few shots and is immediately devastating. … Continue reading

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Is the Success Regime ‘getting away with breaking the law’? (Clue: they’re not!)

They’re not breaking the law … yet. Yesterday I posted: Now, I’m not even close to an expert in the law, but I would have thought just as a builder might become liable if someone’s house fell down, the Success … Continue reading

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Is the Success Regime breaking health and safety law?

I have a question: How can the Success Regime continue with their sham consultation, when they appear to be breaking the law? At a public consultation meeting in Carlisle this week, members of the public asked if there will be … Continue reading

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Can Cumbria County Council close down The Success Regime?

The three lucky (read: reluctant) participants of the Government takeover, The Success Regime, are Essex, North Devon, and West, North, and East Cumbria. Although Essex may be falling into place, it seems things aren’t so happy on the Devon front. … Continue reading

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The Success Regime in Cumbria has made a MASSIVE mistake

A clear theme runs across everything being said by Cumbrian people as part of this Success Regime consultation period. Give us health services that fit our rural circumstances Young or older, the diversity of their requirements means they want a … Continue reading

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