Ben on: LGBT and Pride (An idiot’s post about accepting gay people)

From the Facebook posts, news reports of festivals and rainbow coloured stuff everywhere, It can only be one thing: Pride 2017 in London, where we celebrate the LGBT community and their freedom to be themselves. I have one problem with it…LONDON ISN’T THE ONLY PLACE IN THE COUNTRY. WHERE’S MANCHESTER PRIDE, OR LIVERPOOL PRIDE, OR BRIGHTON PRIDE? WHY NO UK PRIDE 2017? That annoys me.

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Morals

Yesterday and today have been quite surreal for me, and perhaps for many others as well. You may know about the attacks on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, and that several students from my university, some of them being my peers and friends, were involved in the attack. A friend of mine actually is in a hospital right now getting fixed up by the doctors.

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Off the rails: Thoughts on the Lime Street closure

So I am from the Liverpool area, and as you probably will know, travelling to and from Liverpool is a bit of a hassle right now. For those not aware, the line between Liverpool Lime Street Station, Manchester, Wigan, and Warrington is closed, due to a lot of Victorian era wall falling on the track between Edge Hill and Lime Street. This has caused a lot of trouble.

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