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Charley Speakes

Quietly shouting in a world of noise – exposing a nerve.

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Charley Speakes

I'm a blogger, some time journalist and writer; quietly confronting the frustrations and challenges in a world of confusion, apathy and facades. I generally write about the world in general, women's stuff, work and all those other things that drive us nuts.

Take Back Control

just wish someone would tell my lizard brain ...

To Be To Do To Be To I Don’t Know

musing on action or peace

Let’s Turn Off the Internet

Should we turn off the internet? Is it time yet? I spend a lot of time on politics forums, and they have changed radically over the years. I have been visiting forums for a long time now, I would say... Continue Reading →

Going Veggie? should I?

What do you think? I'm not sure. Lately I have been seeing lots of "oh my gawd' posts and comments about Halal meat. I don't really give a monkeys about whether it's halal or not, the more one reads about... Continue Reading →

Lets Go to War

Back to politics for a moment. Just sat here watching our venerable British parliament standing around like a bunch of harpies calling for the witch to be burned. I'm a little confused. Here's the latest from the Independent: Updating MPs... Continue Reading →

Finding My Pink – The Lipstick Quest

The little black dress - LBD The perfect pink lipstick - PPL Oh My God! It's impossible. If you have skinny thin arse lips, finding the right pink lipstick is a mare of dinosaur proportions. It has to be said,... Continue Reading →

You stopped smoking? You’re Awesome!

I have no idea where this came from, but a friend shared it to me yesterday and I would say I relate to about 95%, so thought I'd share it. I take no credit.

How to Write in 3 easy Apps

I have been writing a book for a couple of months now. Maybe 'been' is a slight exaggeration, and I should say attempting to write a book. It won't be the first, but it will be the first fiction thing... Continue Reading →

The Fag and the Foodie

So it's two months now since I stopped smoking. Life has changed radically in many ways, it's still constantly in my head, I can't seem to shift that, but I have more time, more money and I think (could be... Continue Reading →

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