Category Archives: Questions by Jen

What is Bravery?

Something I don’t particularly have. I think there’s a number of different kinds of bravery, from the macho aggressive to the quiet and resolute. It’s something that you see in people, rather than feel in yourself. If you feel it, … Continue reading

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Who Invented the Leaf-blower and Why? (AKA What the Hell is Wrong with a Broom?) WHAT DOES THIS SAY ABOUT OUR SOCIETY?

I used a leaf blower once. Not really to blow leaves, but to get dust and dirt out of a pavement in a day’s work as a hygeine operative for a temp agency in St Albans. It was the more … Continue reading

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How Do You Motivate A Depressed 15 Year Old Boy Who is Addicted to Computer Games and Hates the Outside World?

So, the big unspoken flaw in this whole project is that I’m massively unqualified to answer just about any question. Here though, we’ve got something even more out of my range than usual. Dragging a young person out of depression … Continue reading

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What Is The Point of the BBFC? Do We Need It?

I find there something pleasantly soothing about the BBFC, which is quite odd for something that is essentially a tool of censorship, or at least historically has been. Partly, I believe, this is because it has quite a large role … Continue reading

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Are hatters still mad? Can mooredraw do this one?

Just did some fact checking. Like I was a proper writer or something. It turns out I wasn’t even sure if a hatter was a milliner or not. Like, was the mad hatter (apparently just the hatter in the books) … Continue reading

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Why do people wear those slotted glasses? (You know the ones that are all plastic in lines hung on stands in the Laines in Brighton)

Kanye made it happen. Though travelling back, I still remember the first time I saw them. I’m not sure if it was real. It was during the tail end of my first period of madness (about ten years ago now). … Continue reading

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Why is it so hard to find people who don’t think sleeping with dogs is horrible?

I’m going to take this literally rather than use the common perjorative ‘dogs’ to mean ‘ugly people’. Mostly because I can’t believe my gorgeous questioneer would’ve lost so much faith in her own sexiness, or that she’d be attacking my … Continue reading

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