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Why Being Offended is a Good Thing

“It’s now very common to hear people say, ‘I’m rather offended by that.’ As if that gives them certain rights. It’s actually nothing more… than a whine. ‘I find that offensive.’ It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. ‘I am offended by that.’ Well,… Continue reading Why Being Offended is a Good Thing

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8 Things You Should Never Say To A Type 1 Diabetic

In the run up to World Diabetes Day on 14th November, I have taken it upon myself to issue a public service announcement to help people avoid angering a segment of the population who have a nigh-on endless supply of needles to hand.  What follows are 8 things you should never say to a type… Continue reading 8 Things You Should Never Say To A Type 1 Diabetic