Writer & broadcaster. Ex-BBC News. Media consultant. Hennessy Award winner. Vegan. Novel Purblind available at wordforward.co.uk.

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Mike Philpott retweeted
Sexually incontinent moral delinquents like Trump & Johnson are so completely devoid of decency that irredeemable shitbags like Moylan can ride all the way to the House of Lords on their filthy coat tails. Don't think for a moment that our UK can't follow where a broken USA leads
A great victory for US democracy. Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court overturns landmark abortion ruling telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2…
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And many people who are “pro-life” are not anti death penalty. Just saying.
‘Pro-life’ is a deceitful term used by anti-choice activists to manipulate the debate. Women die as a result of abortion bans. The very least journalists can do is use the correct term. theguardian.com/media/2022/j…
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OMG. Atticus Lish has a new book out. If you haven’t read Preparations for the Next Life, remedy it immediately. Among my top 3 novels of all time. Please reserve a copy of The War For Gloria, @BridgeBooksDro1
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Looking forward to the new social and healthcare infrastructure the US will be putting into place for all of the children born into precarious and vulnerable family set ups. And the benefits and housing specifically for single mums.
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Could someone please turn up Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’s microphones? Thanks. #Glastonbury
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I was at the funeral of my dear friend and mentor Des Magee today. It was respectful but hilarious, as was appropriate. We’ll never see his like again. Bless your memory, Des. It was my honour to know you.
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I have been going on @bbcquestiontime for over 30 years. I have never known a presenter interrupt a panellist as often as Fiona Bruce (salary £405,000) did with Mick Lynch. Crudely partisan.
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In striking down Roe v Wade, the US Supreme Court has not reversed abortion laws. It has reversed abortion laws for women without money.
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Millions of women in US set to lose legal right to abortion as Supreme Court reverses landmark Roe v Wade ruling bbc.in/3u1XnCN
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The only person who doesn’t realise Boris Johnson is toast is Boris Johnson.
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#bbcqt proving once again that it’s not worth watching. No depth to any discussion.
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More arses about to be handed to their owners as #MickLynch takes part in @bbcquestiontime Popcorn at the ready.
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Just so everyone knows, these are the states - including Massachusetts - that had one of their gun laws overturned today.
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TODAY is the day my Mrs and I vote a Tory with a 20k majority out of office in #TivertonandHoniton one of the safest #ToryCorruption seats in the country. Not usually a #LibDem voter but you gotta do what you gotta do. Vote Lib Den and sack a Tory #SackATory
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Last one but every new one I see is better. 😂
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Please follow this thread to see what is happening. It’s appalling. Retweets of any of it are welcome. This will be my pinned post until @easyjet resolve this rightful claim. @SimonCalder @consumerlinda @ConsumerCouncil @BBCWatchdog
We’re at Gatwick Airport. EasyJet has cancelled our flight home to Belfast. No flights to Belfast until Tuesday. We suggested booking flights with an alternative carrier but the only one leaving here tonight is Aer Lingus to Dublin and they have said no.😔@easyJet @AerLingus
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Never mind a rail strike. What the UK needs is a general strike.
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