The issue is the easy availability of hard-core porn on the internet. Obviously, for adults, viewing hard-core porn is their choice. But the average age of kids viewing hardcore porn has dropped from 11 to eight. Primary school children can view on their mobile phones material that would not even have been available in a top-shelf magazine a generation ago.
Italy's political situation has been on the radar for quite some time now, and the recent announcement of Silvio Berlusconi's return to politics has not allowed the country to leave the spot light. On a recent trip back to my hometown, Milan, a couple of adverts by the clothing line Piazza Italia caught my eye.
Perhaps I should brush over this week. It was not a happy one. I was not a happy person. I hated everyone and everything. This was compounded by the official and public confirmation that the Glam Rocker's band would be supporting Lady Gaga on her worldwide tour, which meant I would be mothering it, alone.
I met a friend for dinner the other night. She told me she's been having too much sex and wants to cut back a bit. I asked her what too much was so she started to list them. It could have sounded a lot to some, but when it comes to sexual encounters one person's idea of a flood is another person's idea of a drought.
Back in the day teenage groupie sex was epidemic. It was the fuel that drove rock and roll. It is not in the same category as the Belgian paedophile rings or the systemic abuse of children by Catholic priests. It just isn't. Celebrities get targeted by wanton teenage girls. I know, because I've been the hunter.