Posts Tagged ‘gay rights’

Leeds Pride 2016

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 | Events


The 2016 pride parade was pretty standard. There were lots of people marching, it took about 30-40 minutes for the whole parade to pass. A few floats, but these were almost all corporate buses. Lots of people marching against the Tories this year, and I don’t think the Tories themselves turned up at all.

The biggest change this year was the amount of people watching. Typically there are only a few people on The Headrow and you can pretty much have a traffic island or road-side bench to yourself. This year there were people lining the whole way and it was difficult to get a spot.

I should write for The Guardian

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 | Religion & Politics

Ally Fogg recently published a very good article in The Guardian regarding Alan Turing. It said basically the same thing I wrote back in July. Sure, his writing is more poetic and his spelling may be correct. But… I don’t really have an end to this sentence.

The 1970s

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 | Distractions


A bit late, but I found this while clearing out my computer and realised I never posted it.