OMG the single ladies wanted to eat - shocking!.. But really, I have a friend whose husband worked in Saudi a few years back. They lived in a complex mainly catering to foreign nationals which was almost like a self-contained resort. She said that it was easy to forget how strict the country was (they even had easy… » 11/25/14 7:58pm Yesterday 7:58pm

Excuse me while I pick my jaw up off the floor. How does anyone have the unmitigated gall to actually spout that utter garbage with a straight face, the fact that he did so in a court of law is staggering. One can only assume that anyone who does so probably got his psychology credentials from a box of Cracker Jacks. » 11/24/14 6:36pm Monday 6:36pm

Meghan Chase (The Iron Fey series by Julie Kagawa) – ­­­without doubt one of the most annoyingly wilfully ignorant and self-absorbed characters I have ever read. Her worst quality being that during her quest, countless creatures literally give their lives to aid or protect her, and she doesn't even seem to notice.… » 8/05/14 4:25pm 8/05/14 4:25pm

I have been following this story on the BBC's website for the last couple of days, I'm appalled that it seems to be missing or extremely under-reported by most of the main media sources. It is a truly frightening and utterly horrifying crime. I really cannot understand why is has been virtually ignored – not just by… » 4/26/14 2:11pm 4/26/14 2:11pm