The Last Days of John Lennon
by James Patterson.
In 1958, when John Lennon was 17, his mother died after being struck by a car:
"At a party celebrating Commonwealth Day, John and his band play on the back of a parked coal lorry. As he sings and plays, he sees three members of his family standing in the crowd. His mum, Julia, and his younger half sisters – Julia, who shares Mum’s name, and Jacqui – are the best kind of fans, singing along with him, shouting and screamin
A phallic-looking plant is at risk of extinction in Cambodia because people keep plucking it out of the ground to take selfies with it. After a video of some women picking the “penis plant” went viral on social media, the Cambodian government has issued a statement asking citizens to leave the endangered penis plant in the ground where it belongs. It’s true, the Nepenthes holdenii pitcher plant looks astonishingly like an erect penis. The protected plant, growing only in remo
Human Rights Activist Peter Tatchell wins long-time achievement award for fifty years of campaigning
Peter Tatchell has been described as ‘the bravest man in Britain’ or, if the recent Netflix documentary is anything to go by, one of the most controversial. One thing is certain, he is hard to ignore. His formidable track record of campaigning, activism, and dramatic action has contributed to an impressive array of achievements, but they have sometimes come at great personal
The latest outbreak of Monkeypox has, at the time of writing, reached 17 countries with 110 confirmed cases and a further 205 suspected cases. It’s a fast-moving story, so if you need to catch up on the latest, here are answers to some of the most pressing questions. How is monkeypox spreading? The first patient in the current outbreak had returned to the UK from travels to Nigeria where monkeypox is endemic. However, cases are now spreading among people who have not travelle
'You warned me John but I didn't listen' was why I asked Barry if he could send me an e mail after we talked for ages on the phone and I was flabbergasted when he sent this amazing piece below and I am thrilled to share it with you here. John - You have been proven absolutely correct in your wisdoms about the gay world. I thought I knew best and ended up getting very hurt - and hurting other innocent people along the way - and all by a community I thought would be more suppor
Tilly Armstrong A home cost £1,890 As the nation gears up to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Money Mail shares 70 facts about how our finances have changed during her reign. When the Queen succeeded to the throne in 1952 a pint of beer cost 9p, the average property cost £1,891 and the basic rate state pension was £1.63 a week for a single person Cash The Queen was the first monarch to appear on an English bank note in 1960 — her portrait featured on the new £1 note .
I was on hold to my doctors surgery for 59 minutes before someone answered. The women was exactly the picture above. She was a receptionist yet asked personal medical details which, when told, admitted she knew nothing about. I pointed out that was why I was calling the doctor. She then told me the doctor would phone me back IN 3 WEEKS TIME. When I said that was not good enough - SHE HUNG UP ON ME. I was FURIOUS.
So I immediately ran round to the doctors surgery and someone
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Above is a Head Line I have written myself - while below - is the actual one that was on the internet recently - GGP surgery forced to shut reception after staff subjected to abuse and intimidation. BELOW ARE JUST A FEW OF THE RESPONSES FROM THE PUBLIC IN ANSWER TO THIS - OH SO PATHETIC ATTEMPT FOR SYMPATHY BY SURGERIES WHILE OFFERING AN APPALLING SERVICE TO PEOPLE WHO ARE ILL. Mags 54
Reception staff NOT trained as doctors yet asking personal and impertinent questions and
Legendary ITV Coronation Street star buried in a Mersey cemetery James McNeill
READ THE ORIGIONAL HERE A legendary Coronation Street star was laid to rest in a cemetery in Crosby. Patricia Phoenix first graced TV screens in 1960 as the iconic Elsie Tanner in Britain's longest-running soap opera. She was once described by then Prime Minster James Callaghan as "the sexiest woman on TV". Pat's life mirrored that of her on-screen counterpart. Married three times, she was blunt, o