Read my Dairies here... Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity. Depending on the context, these characteristics may include biological sex, sex-based social structures (ie, gender roles), or gender identity. Most cultures use a gender binary, having two genders (boys/men and girls/women); those who exist outside these groups … Continue reading Diary snapshot: Gender
News wall: Rishi’s ruse
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News wall: The Swedish method
The Swedish word for tax is skatt, or 'treasure'
News wall: Trump’s taxes
"Taxes are the price of civilization"
News wall: Rishi Sunak
Chancellor takes pole position
Diary snapshot: Endemic & epidemic
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Diary snapshot: Traffic cones
Perhaps the cone was not following the boat, but following me
News wall: Banksy
Street artist loses two-year legal battle over trademarks
News wall: Harold Evans
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News wall: Epidemiology
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Diary snapshot: The birch tree
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Diary snapshot: Boris’s Kitchen-sink anarchy
The word anarchy was first used in 1539, meaning "an absence of government"
News wall: Churchill’s secret guerrilla army
A sort of Dad's Army with dirty faces
Diary snapshot: Duvet day
Duvets originated in rural Europe and were filled with the down feathers of ducks or geese
News wall: Safe-distance social care
To improve opportunities and life chances, to strengthen families and to protect human rights
News wall: Test & Trace
NHS Test and Trace is an outsourced service provided to the National Health Service in England
News wall: Boris’s Brexit
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Diary snapshot: Young Marble Giants
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