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Our presentation version of the seniors lives project recordings

Ta da! Here is our presentation featuring highlights from the recordings of our senior lives project participant stories. I hope you find this off interest, our hope is that at some point some sort of historian will have the time … Continue reading

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Straight uneditted audio recordings from our senior lives interviews

Below are the full recordings from our senior lives project.   pat3.4.03.13 711_0004 pat2.4.03.13711_0003 lil part 2 lil part 1 jonny john3 13may john2 13may blind group 3 eliz taylor martin harry hijackedjohns interviewbalgowan29.04 4th bit jim john balgowan 19.04 … Continue reading

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Jimmy Savile report

So the first part of the Jimmy Savile report is out after 3 months of investigation. On reading the summary of the report on the BBC website I was struck by a number of things. First, has it only been … 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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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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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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