Tag Archives: support

VICTORY! Lotto Donates £5 Million for Philippines Charities

Great to receive this today – just shows what we can do together .. without much effort being asked of anyone.  Well done to Rachel for the initiative <3 Tara , On Tuesday I launched a campaign asking for the rolled-over £12 million prize from the EuroMillions to be donated to the Philippines relief effort. […]

Update : Philippines Appeal for Unclaimed £12 million from Euro Millions

Last week I received an email from Change.Org about the Philippines disaster and a realistic way we could raise money to give the country.  I read it with great interest, knowing as I read – that this was something that could definitely work if it got enough support.  We saw it grow from 50,000 signatures […]

Jail Guitar Doors – ABOUT US – Changing lives through the power of music.

News Source: http://jailguitardoors.org/about.html Jail Guitar Doors is a non- profit program that provides musical instruments and opportunities to help rehabilitate prisoners. n 1978, The Clash released the song, “Jail Guitar Doors.” The song tells the story of the imprisonment of their fellow musician Wayne Kramer. In 2007, to honor the life of Clash founder, Joe […]

STEPHEN KING’S 20 QUOTES ON WRITING

“Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.” 2. “Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own […]

Tories Plot to Limit Number of Times You Can Visit Your GP…and Worse

scriptonitedaily.wordpress.com for info A discussion paper has been released this week through the Conservative Policy Forum seeking the views of Tory activists on major changes to health policy.  There is only one reason for these questions to be asked – the Conservative party are seeking to deliver them and want to ensure the support exists […]

Linda Wootton: Double heart and lung transplant dies nine days after she has benefits stopped

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/linda-wootton-double-heart-lung-1912498 She was told her employment and support allowance was being stopped as she lay dying in a hospital bed A double heart and lung transplant patient died just NINE DAYS after the Government stopped her benefits and ordered her to go back to work. Linda Wootton, 49, was on 10 prescription drugs a day, […]

Margaret Thatcher funeral: Growing anger at £10m ceremonial send-off fit for a Queen

She will go to her grave to the sound of bitter protests and anger at the fact the £10million funeral will be paid for by hard-pressed taxpayers Final goodbye: Margaret Thatcher will be given a funeral with ceremonial honours When more than a million people lined the route of the Queen Mother’s funeral, they were […]

Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana Introduced in Alabama

Many traditionally write off the Southern United States as an area dead to cannabis law reform, but one Representative is behind a new effort that can change all of that. This week, Rep. Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) has introduced House Bill 550, the Alabama Cannabis and Hemp Reform Act of 2013. This measure would legalize the […]

Topless Tunisian Feminist Threatened With Death By Stoning

Topless Jihad Day: Femen Declare War On Islam In Wake Of Amina Tyler Storm, Warning ‘Our Tits Are Deadlier Than Your Stones’ Campaigners including Richard Dawkins have called for a day of action to support a young Tunisian woman who appeared to post pictures of herself topless as part of a feminist movement in the […]

Dead Kennedys’ Jello Biafra Announces Tour

Former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra has dropped word that he will be returning to Australian shores to play his first live band performance shows for 30 years, bringing with him his new musical project The Guantanamo School of Medicine. Formed in 2009 and inspired by the Iggy Pop 60th birthday performance and  Australia’s Radio […]