Entries by Lewis Shepherd from 11/2012

Inexperienced and Overqualified: A Catch 22 for Graduates

| Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

After a regular visit to the job centre where I had to convince the person sat behind the desk that I had been looking for work on a daily basis, it got me thinking about why I was still in this predicament.

The Hypocrisy of Pornography

| Posted 11.14.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I may be wrong but in the same way it is perceived that women may think they have to act and perform a certain way during sex because of porn, then surely the same principal can be applied to naïve or impressionable gay men, which in this case could prove dangerous

The Problem with the Benefit System

| Posted 11.22.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Over the years I've been guilty myself of indulging in one of these rants about those on benefits, but more recently I have found myself without any form of support from working or through the benefit system.

Is a Minimum Price Really a Good Idea?

| Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Politics

With the announcement that the government is proposing a minimum price on alcohol in England and Wales in order to tackle problem drinking, and in turn reduce the levels of alcohol related crime and ill health you have to wonder, is it actually a good idea?