Monthly Archives: October 2012

back to basic humanity

While perusing the BBC website today, I stumbled across yet another Savile story. BBC News – Jimmy Savile: The road to hypervigilance. Now to be honest, this story hacked me off a little. Let’s look at some of the quotes from … Continue reading

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Back to basic humanity

While perusing the BBC website today, I stumbled across yet another Savile story. BBC News – Jimmy Savile: The road to hypervigilance. Now to be honest, this story hacked me off a little. Let’s look at some of the quotes from … Continue reading

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Is this the least surprising development in the Savile case?

While perusing the BBC website today I came across this headline BBC News – Jimmy Savile: Gary Glitter arrested over sex offences. Now I realise this may sound flippant, but I think this must be one of the most predictable headlines … Continue reading

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Fare thee well

This is Shaun 9 years ago, he came into our offices to volunteer. He was the wee quiet guy that hid out in the green room doing Anne’s bidding and hiding from me. Eventually he plucked up the courage to … Continue reading

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thoughts on the NSPCC and Jimmy Savile

On Thursday the NSPCC released the following statement about the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal: “It’s now looking possible that Jimmy Savile was one the most prolific sex offenders the NSPCC has ever come across. We have received over 136 calls … Continue reading

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Jimmy Savile

Well it’s all hit the proverbial fan then. Recent revelations about the late Jimmy Savile and his propensity for praying on young and vulnerable people have led to the police and the BBC carrying out investigations. It’s as if the … Continue reading

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Are we too scared to let our children grow?

So, while perusing the blogs I came across this the chaotic mum It’s about the wee girl April Jones that went missing on monday night and the tendency of many people to blame her parents for letting her play outside on her … Continue reading

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