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Garda Sex Worker Faces The Sack!

Sometimes you’ll hear about a news story that shocks you. It might be the subject itself, or it might be the reaction to it. The latest one? It is believed that a member of the Gardai has been working as an escort. Not a big deal, right? Well, it seems that this Garda sex worker is now facing the sack… all because she might have been advertising her escort services online. Continue reading Garda Sex Worker Faces The Sack!

Laura Lee – Stigma Begone

At Glastonbury festival, I had the good fortune to meet Ruby Wax, and listen to her talk on mental health. There was so much I could relate to, like allowing oneself to be overwhelmed by mania. I’m certainly guilty, that email must be answered in the next five minutes in spite of the fact I give a twenty four hour turn around time on my website. The house must be immaculate, because the world will grind to a halt if the bathroom tiles have toothpaste on them. You get the picture. You see for me, there are two speeds – go and stop. Since I spent a sizable proportion of last year up to my waist in plaster, it’s been go ever since. If I’m being honest, I was worried about how stop would feel. Continue reading Laura Lee – Stigma Begone