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A response to '6 things a man will literally never get' by Mena Coticelli http://missyjkym.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-response-to-things-man-will-literally.html
I recently came across this *ahem* well written article on Thought Catalog (do not ask me why I still look at that site, there is no rational answer, I know it’s full of rubbish). I read it for a chuckle, but then became quit...
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Last week, the Human Rights Commission decided to give Australian Disability Enterprises, formerly known as sheltered workshops, one year to lift the wages of workers who are now paid just a few dollars an hour.

But the not-for-profit groups say they cannot afford to move that quickly and could actually fold, leaving many disabled people without work altogether.

What do you think of the commission's decision? Is it the right way forward?

ABC News | http://ab.co/1s0Ug4k
Fears thousands with a severe disability could be out of work after Human Rights Commission decision.
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New blog entry! Thinking of jumping on the depression bandwagon? Read this first!!!
In case you didin't know (though I can't imagine you don't- I harp on about it so much) I have depression. Despite the very obvious reason that wanting desperately to end you own life is probably one of the most awful emotion...
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Good riddance I say!
 
TOPEKA, KS—Fred Phelps Sr., the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church and the man who is widely credited with forever ending the gay rights movement in America, died today at age 84. According to biographers and historians, many of the facets of mo...
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One sentence life lessons from literature
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a book nerd, so when I come across random posts like this http://bookriot.com/2013/12/27/30-one-sentence-lessons-literature/ I immediately want to contribute with some of my own. The Book Riot lesson that most got me chuckling ...
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a book nerd, so when I come across random posts like this http://bookriot.com/2013/12/27/30-one-sentence-lessons-literature/ I immediately want to contribute with some of my own. The Book Riot le...
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A list of my favourite scenes from my favourite movies....
Hi boys and girls! Thought I'd do a little post to share with you my favourite movie scenes of all time. When I began considering this post, I had wanted to do a '5 movies that changed my life' to tie in with my 5 books that ...
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Um, shutupandtakemymoney!
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Read 'em & sleep! Olde Book Pillow Classics: http://bit.ly/1ofcul0
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Three reasons to avoid getting depression
In case you didin't know (though I can't imagine you don't- I harp on about it so much) I have depression. Despite the very obvious reason that wanting desperately to end you own life is probably one of the most awful emotional experiences you can have, her...
In case you didin't know (though I can't imagine you don't- I harp on about it so much) I have depression. Despite the very obvious reason that wanting desperately to end you own life is probably one of the most awful emotion...
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My newest blog post - about books :)
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a book nerd, so when I come across random posts like this http://bookriot.com/2013/12/27/30-one-sentence-lessons-literature/ I immediately want to contribute with some of my own. The Book Riot le...
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