Charley Speakes

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


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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 →

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 →

Officially a Non Smoker – Just the Regrets to Deal with Now.

I have calculated it before that I have bought a house and set fire to it

Still Not Smoking – Three Weeks In

So here's the thing. It has now been three weeks - well in one hour and fifty minutes it will be. I have used Champix, that is fair enough, I have tried everything else. I love this drug, it hasn't... Continue Reading →

First week of Not Smoking

Wow. Just fucking wow.  I have just spent half an hour bouncing around the room dancing my heart out, I have so much energy balled up inside it is extraordinary. Right, little background: I am XX years of age.  I... Continue Reading →

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