Giving to Charity

Who was the fool who said “charity begins at home”? He or she was clearly mis-guided. It’s hard to make ends meet as it is without giving what might be left to the scroungers I hesitate to refer to as family. Call it what you like, but this persistent erosion of the bit I hav
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NVQ Level 0.5 – Medical Receptionist

Labour’s attack on access to GPs and long queues has prompted me to recall a recent experience. Ben:  Good morning! Ben:  …Good morning? Receptionist:  Yess! What do you want? Ben:  I like to see the doctor please Receptionist:  Would you? Ben:  Well…yes Receptionist:  Why? Ben:  Why? Receptionist:  I asked first Ben:  Because I don’t feel wel
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Naive is a Shade of Green

The Green Party aims “to create a just, equitable and sustainable society”. It’s hard to argue against these sentiments, even though the first and second are synonymous. Just how credible is the Green Party? It’s had the visibility, but its leader has not performed well in getting across the message that the party is far mor
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When Losing Your Marbles Costs Dearly

Steven Abberley threw glass marbles at a security screen in the House of Commons and swore at politicians, calling them liars. Apparently, he caused over £2,000 worth of damage. How big were his marbles? Anyway, he was fined, given a suspended sentence and ordered to pay an additional £80 victim surcharge. Does anyone know wha
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