WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

“If somebody met you for the first time, what kind of impression do you think you’d make? Don’t fall off your chair but there’s a distinct possibility that whatever you’re projecting, real or unreal, good or bad, may not necessarily reconcile with how you are perceived by others.” They say you should never judge a book […]

COULD YOU, SHOULD YOU DIE FOR LOVE?

COULD YOU, SHOULD YOU DIE FOR LOVE?

Picture this if you will…the object of your affection, your life partner, your lover, the person you adore, the love of your life, your kindred spirit.  Now imagine them being put to death for loving you. Take a second to truly consider this terrifying concept… How does it make you feel? So here’s a topic […]

TOP 10: THE MOST READ ARTICLES OF 2012

TOP 10: THE MOST READ ARTICLES OF 2012

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s top of the pops (or posts) time again when WordPress very kindly compile a whole dossier of a  Different Angle’s performance or, more specifically, those articles that you, the readers, have found most interesting in 2012. Visitors to a Different Angle don’t just come from subscribers, Facebook or any other social media […]

THE SECRET SHAME OF MEN

THE SECRET SHAME OF MEN

“…That’s what you get for going with girls behind my back”, she said as she smashed the kitchen utensil into his head.” So do you know, today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women? No? It’s okay, there are many who do not know. In fact,  I didn’t until I started researching this article. […]

LOVE? MAYBE. BUT HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG?

LOVE? MAYBE. BUT HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG?

“Stereotypically, ‘the man old enough to be her father/grandfather’ scenario tends take place between twenty something year old lady and uh hum much older gentleman. He usually has a few pennies in the bank, she, well, generally has assets of a different kind.” So, 15 year old Megan was found alive and unharmed with her […]

LAZY SLOBS, TANTRUMS & GAMBLERS, ARE YOU AN ENABLER?

LAZY SLOBS, TANTRUMS & GAMBLERS, ARE YOU AN ENABLER?

The Oxford dictionary’s definition of enable is to give (someone) the authority or means to do something, also, ‘to give strength’, ‘to make firm and strong’. Notice how all of these are positive interpretations yet, the word also has a very negative, if not corrosive, interpretation.  As humans we love. We really don’t have any […]

WHO ARE YOU CALLING UGLY?

WHO ARE YOU CALLING UGLY?

So what are you; a babe or a swamp donkey?  A fox or fugly? Over the years, we’ve devoted a fair share of our personal lexicons to a series of adjectives that describe the beautiful, the bad and the ugly of ourselves and others.   So what are you?  Take a few seconds to really […]

Letting go; are you strong enough?

Letting go; are you strong enough?

So, it’s 02:50 in the morning and here I am writing this. Why is it you may ask that I’m up way beyond the witching hour? Well, worrying myself silly of course, you know, in the same way most parents would upon discovering that one of their offspring has decided to backpack around Europe or […]

Love or Loathe Valentines Day?

What does Valentines Day mean to you? Does it make you feel warm and fuzzy? Duty bound or blatant sour faced and cynical? So, was Saint Valentines the saint of lurve? Well, not quite. February 14th was first known for honouring Martyrs, such as Saint Valentine, it is believed as far back as 496. Valentine’s […]

Love; awesome or overrated? You decide.

Okay,  so in 2011, it’s much easier to be cynical than it is to either appreciate the state of mind of somebody who’s in love or, better still, express love, whether that be for a family member, partner or  friend.   So, are you a cynic or a romantic?  Check out the text and images below, if they […]