Tag: facebook

I’m not sure how to preface this one, so I’ll just lead with the goodies. (Five years ago, 2004, in Wales at a festival called ‘The Big Cheese’…) Those ears have a great story attached to them, which I will tell you one day, but not quite yet as it involves a very young boy that I made cry.  I have to work out a way to tell the story without making me look like a bastard. OK, next, guess…

After getting all too serious on the subject of religion yesterday, I thought it’d be a fun idea to run off tangentially and talk about everyone’s favourite topic: kiddie porn. I should probably cease the sensationalism and just tell you what I really want to talk about: the current fad of teenagers sending naked, or very revealing, photos of themselves to other people. It’s even garnered its own portmanteau word: sexting. Sexting is the same as texting, only… sexing it…

Last year there was a delightful (OK, shaudenfreude again) little story about a guy that murdered his wife after she changed her Facebook relationship status to… Single. Pretty freaky, right? That’s what I thought! And then today I was reading the BBC news and someone’s done it again! I assume there’s a bit more said to the judge than ‘she changed her status to single, guv’nor’! These were obviously some pretty troubled relationships, before Facebook entered the equation. But it…