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Welsh Baccalaureate

The Welsh Baccalaureate, in the words of the WJEC is “a qualification for 14 to 19 year old students in Wales.” I am 17 years old, in Year 12, studying for my A levels in Cardiff High School. We are required to study the Welsh Baccalaureate along our usual A levels. I have serious concerns about […]

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Burzynski: Morally reprehensible

I find Dr Stanislaw Burzynski morally reprehensible. I think this because his treatment is sold for extortionate amounts of money to vulnerable, dying cancer patients in their last months – sometimes bringing them thousands of miles away from the majority of their family – so they can be injected with a drug that’s been in […]

Random hate

Hello all! Thanks muchly for spreading the news about Burzynski! Far too many people to name individually, though again, I must thank Robert Dougans of Bryan Cave for helping me with the legals. Just received this in my inbox. Found it rather amusing, so thought I might as well post it. Name: Russ Moores Email: […]

Threats from The Burzynski Clinic

You probably haven’t heard of a man named Stanislaw Burzynski. He offers a treatment called antineoplaston therapy, which he claims can treat cancer, in a centre called the Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas. That’s quite a claim, but the Nobel Prize Committee does not need to convene quite yet, because this treatment has been in […]

Atheism ≠ Racism

It’s sad that I even have to point this out, but for the benefit of those who are misinformed enough to believe that my being an atheist means that I am a racist, I am here to put your troubles aside. Religions are beliefs in all-powerful supernatural being(s), especially a personal god or gods. Race […]

The Burzynski Clinic

The Burzynski Clinic is a clinic dedicated to treating cancer patients. It is based in Houston, Texas. It pioneers a treatment called antineoplaston therapy. Except, this treatment isn’t pioneering. It isn’t effective. It does not work. And yet, the Burzynski Clinic continue to profit off it. I am sickened and appalled that cancer patients are […]

I wish…

I sent this off to The Guardian a couple of days ago and thought I’d post it here. I had another infusion of infliximab a few days ago, but have been left wondering if “that day” has come sooner than I’d anticipated… I live with a chronic condition.  It is called Crohn’s disease, a disease […]

Mental Health Issues

This is a blog post about my mental health issues. I am depressed and I have general anxiety problems. I was diagnosed with depression earlier this year. I’d been suffering with symptoms for a while – feeling sad most of the time, self-loathing, insomnia. These had been affecting me for years on and off. Only […]

When I was almost stabbed

About four years ago, my friend Will and I had finished a hard day’s car cleaning. We used to go round houses offering our car cleaning services for £3 – 5, depending on the size of the car. Our customers were always happy with the service. We even made leaflets, posted them through people’s letterboxes […]