Tag Archive: Charity

Dec 13 2013

Fast for Philippines? More like a Diet!

Oh you can’t fool me! I am onto you and your nefarious schemes! Lose weight and help the Philippines! Admit it! On a serious note? If you want to help Andy Pakula’s fundraiser for the Philippines? The link is here!

Dec 02 2013

Will, Skill or a Bill

I have often pushed the Mantra of Charity as something to be approached in a sensible way. Do what you can and what needs to be done. If you cannot pay or have the skills to help then you can still spread the word. You can get others to donate and or volunteer. The story …

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Nov 29 2013

HIV Has A New Strain

There’s a new strain of HIV that”s been discovered in Guinea-Bissau (West Africa). It’s more aggressive than the other two major strains and causes a rapid progression from HIV+ to AIDS according to the researchers at Lund University (Sweden) Instead of around 7 years it takes around 5 years to develop AIDS. 

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Nov 25 2013

Vitriol – The Treatment of Acid Burns and ASTI

I owe the Acid Survivor’s Trust International (ASTI) an apology. You see, I didn’t think my article through. I made the same mistake as the people who tried to bully Melody and utilised ASTI’s name and works to argue against the bullying. They deserve better than that.

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Nov 12 2013

Don’t Send Shoes/Clothes/Medicine. Send Money…

I have said it with regards to clothes and the like and if you think I am the only one? Check out Jessica Alexander’s take on it.

Nov 12 2013

Why I Made A Short Post…

No! Bad! Stahp! Sometimes I get some rather bizarre mail and this one is particularly no different. Avicenna thinks his readers (well, the advertisers he “writes” about, are dogs. His whole post, titled : “No! Wrong! Bad!” (I personally think he needs more caps and some more exclamation points), followed by a “sexy color ad” His Ophie-like contribution: No… …

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Nov 09 2013


No, I am not going down for this one. I was due to but I have a major bout of sinusitis and tonsilitis. I sound like a frog and look like death warmed over. Had I gone down, I would be in a bed rather than actively working.

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Nov 03 2013

Hags of Lag – Despicable Action, Help Correct It

For the gamers among you, most of you realise that my gaming posts don’t do all that well. There are but a handful of us who play around here and many say it doesn’t suit the tone of the blog (Look all my posts can’t be about quacks, horrible people and religious fanatics). I am …

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Sep 19 2013

Light The Night – Ideas for Forfeits and Fundraising Links

If you haven’t heard already, I have agreed to be on the FTB – Light the Night Fundraiser Team along with Greta Christina, PZ Myers and Ed Brayton. I assume I bring youth, vibrancy and a funny sounding name to the team… But we are here for two reasons. One to think about pledges for …

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Sep 07 2013

Mission Congo

I don’t like missionaries. I don’t like the idea of missionaries. The idea is simple. Go enlighten the blighted heathen and wow them with technology so that we can replace their unenlightened dark gods with our rape excusing, slavery begetting, incestuous, murderous god who is more civilised simply because we wear pants and they do …

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