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Parliament reviews Investigations into Child Sex Abuse.

Lord Lexden, who used to be Alistair Cooke, a fine author and researcher before acquiring his ermine robes, rose to speak in the House of Lords on Friday. He paid homage to Carolyn Hoyle and her team who steered the voices of the ‘other’ victims of the VIP abuse ‘hunt’ – that of the falsely accused [...]

Parliament reviews Investigations into Child Sex Abuse.

Lord Lexden, who used to be Alistair Cooke, a fine author and researcher before acquiring his ermine robes, rose to speak in the House of Lords on Friday. He paid homage to Carolyn Hoyle and her team who steered the voices of the ‘other’ victims of the VIP abuse ‘hunt’ – that of the falsely accused [...]

Parliament reviews Investigations into Child Sex Abuse.

Lord Lexden, who used to be Alistair Cooke, a fine author and researcher before acquiring his ermine robes, rose to speak in the House of Lords on Friday. He paid homage to Carolyn Hoyle and her team who steered the voices of the ‘other’ victims of the VIP abuse ‘hunt’ – that of the falsely accused [...]

Cliff Hanger comes to an End.

Cliff Richard’s punishment for being a wealthy celebrity who chose not to marry has come to an end. Two years of the Internet and the media being given free rein to speculate and fabricate the most heinous slander is over. Until the time comes for him to die…whereupon a fresh group of allegations will surface [...]

Cliff Hanger comes to an End.

Cliff Richard’s punishment for being a wealthy celebrity who chose not to marry has come to an end. Two years of the Internet and the media being given free rein to speculate and fabricate the most heinous slander is over. Until the time comes for him to die…whereupon a fresh group of allegations will surface [...]

Inventative Journalism.

Is ‘Inventative’ a word? I wasn’t sure – it suited my purposes as an alternative to ‘Investigative’ but I couldn’t find it in the dikshunary. (I do use one occasionally!) My search for the word led me down some strange paths, Tamil writers looking for the translation of ‘நிப்பிள்’ – it’s an ‘inventative nipple’ – [...]

Inventative Journalism.

Is ‘Inventative’ a word? I wasn’t sure – it suited my purposes as an alternative to ‘Investigative’ but I couldn’t find it in the dikshunary. (I do use one occasionally!) My search for the word led me down some strange paths, Tamil writers looking for the translation of ‘நிப்பிள்’ – it’s an ‘inventative nipple’ – [...]

Inventative Journalism.

Is ‘Inventative’ a word? I wasn’t sure – it suited my purposes as an alternative to ‘Investigative’ but I couldn’t find it in the dikshunary. (I do use one occasionally!) My search for the word led me down some strange paths, Tamil writers looking for the translation of ‘நிப்பிள்’ – it’s an ‘inventative nipple’ – [...]

Determinative Labelism.

New Scientist journalist John Hoyland coined the term ‘nominative determinism’ to describe the alchemy by which some people seem to be drawn to their jobs by virtue of their birth name. Though given that most surnames originated from people’s jobs, it has always seemed back to front to me. Hats off to Revd. Randy Vickers [...]

The ‘Voices’ begging to be heard?

Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, Lowell Goddard, attends a rape and sexual abuse centre in Liverpool. Oft’ times, when I am struggling to resolve opposing opinions, I will stare out the window and try to put myself in a similar position, using the nearest approximation I can find in my past [...]