Amy Lamé

Entries by Amy Lamé

What About Gay Christians Who Want to Get Married in Church?

(149) Comments | Posted 13 June 2012 | (11:34)

If the Church of England doesn't accept gay marriage- where does it leave the thousands of gay Anglicans in same sex partnerships who want to get married?

According to David Cameron, no religious organization will be forced to conduct same sex marriages. Regardless, the Anglicans have got...

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For Some People, EVERY Tuesday Is Fat Tuesday

(45) Comments | Posted 21 February 2012 | (11:07)

It's FAT TUESDAY today- also known as Mardi Gras, Carnevale, or closer to home, Pancake Day. We are meant to clear out our cupboards, use up any butter, eggs, sugar. Today is a gut buster- we are encouraged to line our bellies with richness and fat in anticipation of 40...

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Bullying is Making the Obesity Epidemic Worse

(20) Comments | Posted 11 November 2011 | (22:00)

One recent Sunday morning I was sitting in the breakfast room of the Jurys Inn in Belfast, enjoying a plate of scrambled eggs and bacon when a wiry, boisterous man asked if he could join me. Usually I'd say no. Hotel breakfast rooms are usually full of mad, half-asleep people.

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Morrissey - Our Collective Moral Barometer

(10) Comments | Posted 22 October 2011 | (00:00)

Oh dear. Being a Morrissey fan these days isn't easy. What with his comments about the Norwegian massacre and KFC, his pithy views on the Chinese, and now suing the NME for libel three years after the offending article was published, it is becoming a rather heavy cross to bear.

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Hug a Hoodie - They may be the Next Steve Jobs

(1) Comments | Posted 6 October 2011 | (12:43)

We've been lucky to have Steve Jobs around for much longer than, frankly, any sane doctor could have predicted. Pancreatic is a particularly vicious kind of Big C, and most diagnosed with it die within 6 months of discovery. But Steve Jobs, with his Buddhist belief, strict vegetarian diet, and...

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Blitzkrieg Breakfast

(9) Comments | Posted 21 September 2011 | (09:00)

Wow; here's some news: Germans like sausages.

According to reports today, Germany is finally waking up to the sizzling sound of the Great British Fry Up (GBFU).

We're talking the full monty, people. A pair of battery farmed fried eggs, rashers of watery back bacon, greasy bulked-out pork...

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Why Skype Sucks

(36) Comments | Posted 8 September 2011 | (11:06)

I love technology; I know that girls aren't meant to be geeky and kitted out to the eyeballs in gadgets and gizmos, but I can proudly proclaim I have more than my fair share. iPhone 4, check. MacBookPro, check.. iPad2, check. iTV, check. Add in my iPod, various bits of...

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