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The World of Neil

Butter on the bread.

from The World of Neil

Twitter: @neiley83

I talk about the ups and downs of bringing up two boys on the autistic spectrum, mixed with musings on politics and popular culture.


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What is ... the Pay as You Feel principle?

from Another Angry Voice

Twitter: @https://twitter.com/Angry_Voice

A social activist blog focusing mainly on politics, economics and philosophy, but occasionally drifting odd into history theology and topical news.


BaroqueInHackney

New life

from Baroque in Hackney

Twitter: @KatyEvansBush

This blogger's a poet and political commentator holed up in Hackney. She's been shortlisted for the Orwell prize and she's raring to go. Read on for some well-written insights into current affairs...


Anna May Mangan

Pressure Washers, Sparkly Capes and Labradors

from Anna May Mangan’s Writing News

My life – one husband, four children, ten house moves, two cancers, the BEST friends and a zillion laughs. I'm a writer.


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Stunned by cucumber

from The Girl with the Edinburgh Tattoo

Twitter: @GirlWithEdinTat

Views, reviews, encouraging words, local matters, bigger issues, all seen from an existential Edinburgh woman's perspective.


acuriousorange

Home, Sweet Home.

from A Curious Orange

Twitter: @SamPancheri

Putting the world to rights, one tea-saturated ramble at a time.


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When worlds collide

from Bristol Betty

The semi-coherent thoughts of yet another Guardian-reading middle-class mother.


The Chronic Chronicles

Mini Pain Relief Accessory Haul

from The Chronic Chronicles

Twitter: @sparkly_place

A blog about the hopes and frustrations of living with multiple chronic illnesses, as well as general disability/access issues.


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Ten things you should tell your children about 'sexting'

from The River Cottage Diaries

This mum of two teenagers writes about everything from parents to politics - hopefully with a healthy dose of humour.


venice mask moon

Poetry: Monsoon Night … Northern Morning

from Jactherat - Ephemera, Lies And Chocolate

Jactherat is a collection of musings & opinions about the world, politics, life, art, writing, foolishness and dreams, not to mention chocolate, love and desire, and bits of unexpected joy.