Monthly Archives: October 2013

Warning – The Daily Fail Can Make Your Blood Boil

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Only read this crap if you feel you must Kevin Friery‘s insight: The Daily Fail describes Jack Monroe as a "Left-wing blogger who quit job to live on benefits"  They then, more accurately, … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia warns women drivers

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village The authorities in Saudi Arabia warn that any women who take part in a campaign against a ban on female drivers on Saturday will face repercussions. Kevin Friery‘s insight: This is a country … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s sorry for baby remarks

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: To be fair, Sainsbury’s responded very quickly to this – it was the behaviour of an individual, not of the company.  On the flip side, a company is responsible in … Continue reading

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Widower sued after carer’s hours cut

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: A phenomenal story.  This country makes such poor provision for elderly infirm people – I find it hard to believe that a ‘carer’ should act in this way, and even harder … Continue reading

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Free school head checks scaled back

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Gove has redefined the concept of ‘school’ so that his Free Schools mean staff can be Free of training, Free of qualification, Free of assessment and Free of ability – basically, … Continue reading

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Coffee v smoothies: Which is better for you?

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: An interesting read See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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The men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village One reason for Japan’s lack of babies is the a new breed of Japanese men – otaku, who love manga, anime and computers more than sex. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Otaku – fascinating.  See … Continue reading

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After Kansas Slashed Mental Health Funding, Suicides In The State Jumped 30 Percent

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing States have continued to cut their mental health budgets, even as the suicide rate has spiked during the economic recession. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Tragic See on thinkprogress.org

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ICE Card (Autism)

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: Interesting venture.  I’m not sure that it is completely right but it certainly starts the conversation… See on http://www.icecard.co.uk

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School gates smokers abuse principal

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: Oh England… and the poor children of these parents, adults who bully and persecute.  As for the spokeswoan from FOREST, she simply illustrates why the head teacher’s action was so appropriate. … Continue reading

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