London Marathon’s good and bad news

 

Sad end and bright beginning at 34th London race

Sadly this past Sunday there was some bad news as a man who crossed the gruelling 26 mile and 385 yard race across London collapsed and passed away after reaching the finish line. Later named as fundraiser and IT expert, Robert Berry, 42, who was said to be running for his mother. She had been diagnosed with brittle bone condition twenty years ago. Donations have now surpassed the original target of £1,700 to £60,000. Donations are still available to be made on his JustGiving page.  Berry, was rushed to hospital where he later died.

Co-event organiser Hugh Brasher said “We did very unfortunately have one death of a runner, who had finished and our thoughts are very much with the family and friends of that runner. Overall it was a fantastic day but always a little bit of sadness when something like this happens.”

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Prior Proposes.

Well in opposition to this there was some good news too. Another racer who passed the finish line from the capital trek couldn’t fully kneel. Though he did manage to produce a ring for his now fiancée at the finish line with a marriage proposal. The proposal came from Alex Prior, 25 to his girlfriend Jess Seldon, 27. Shocked and thrilled Seldon accepted. Project manager of the Football Association Prior said “I had a speech planned but it was so loud and I was so tired everything went out of my head. It was surreal – I had to text her to ask if she had definitely said yes.” He completed the race in three hours and twenty-three minutes. Onlookers were embracing the joy as the ring was presented.

 

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Runner Robert Berry, who sadly passed away after the event.

The annual cultural sporting event, which involves runners from the world over, is due to begin its 35th year in 2015.

 

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Brave Boys battle Cancer with Cock in a Sock craze

The newest craze for charity is sweeping the globe. After the recent weeks seeing mass highlights of breast charities among others, a new one has steeped up to the plate.

Bearing a broad mind, Instagram has been host to a number of uploaded images to support the charity cause, Balls to Cancer. Men of all ages, particularly the age bracket it most affects, have began posting snaps wearing a ‘C*ck in a Sock.’

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Done all in good taste for the charity guys aim to help raise awareness of the male problem, which affects 20 to 39 year olds in the US and UK.

75-80,000 cases are diagnosed in the United States each year. The UK average is roughly 2000.

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Even older gents are getting in on the action. No one at FalseFabs has decided to adopt the policy however, we support the cause. We cannot stress the importance for guys to head to the local doctor or health service to get checked and dealt with. The quicker dealt with the more likely the help is available to treat it. With men having a difficult time discussing such issues with doctor’s hopefully this will help to ease the predicament of discussing private parts in intimate settings.

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We’re not going to show the snaps on here, although we could, we respect the privacy of users and would politely seek their approval, though most media will grab anything for a peek. That’s not what it’s about. Plus we haven’t had the time to ask others for their approval to use the images in this context. Though we have scoured a couple of images that are our favourites and hope the cart-wheeler doesn’t mind the use. If they do, contact us and we shall remove it for you.

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Even totalitarian online sex hater Tory leader David Cameron had a go.

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BBC National Lottery Saturday Draws wrong ball

National Lottery Blunder

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Tonight’s National Lottery draw, known as LOTTO, was drawn live on television this evening, Saturday 20th April 2013.

However controversy continued after the first ball drawn was number 45 and clearly visible numerous times on camera as 45, yet was announced as number 46.

The BBC at their Lotto Twitter account failed to respond after public enquiries. They defiantly announced the results again as 46 some twenty minutes later from those enquiries.

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The BBC currently have declined to comment, nor issue any statement since 20.00pm following through till 21.25pm when a usual update is included on television.

LOTTO blunder.One Twitter user tried to locate the draw online to check her numbers, to which the BBC have not yet released claiming debate of a cover up. Queries of their blunder may have to see them pay out to both 45 and 46 on potential winning tickets.

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Lotto handlers once again defiantly kept 46 as their winning number instead of addressing the mistake to maintain their ignorant credibility as a mainstream brand.

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The BBC had recent troubles with the continuation of the Jimmy Savile sex scandal and appointment of new management which is still eating into their credibility undermining their handle on public issues being addressed.

 

UPDATE 22.33pm

 

The BBC News was broadcast at 22.15pm until 22.30pm. Usually an update on the Lottery draws is given, though the BBC neglected to do so after the controversy. BBC have yet to explain nor address these impending issues.

 

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Earlier the BBC Sport website made a massive blunder again with the Rugby Union coverage spotted by other hawkeyed viewers earlier today.

X Factor UK 2012: Week 9 Results

X Factor UK 2012:

Week 9 Results

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Eccentric Scherzinger telling everyone to “Kiss It!”

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Pretty doily Tulisa

After the glam entrances in the downgraded ‘style wars’ of dress sense, and a re cap of all the previous night’s drama the acts took to the stage together once more.

Group Song

Merry Christmans Baby – Three Blazers feat. Charles Brown

James and Jaymi sang well. Josh ruined it once again with his blues brothers humming along. Jahmene adds some sound.

Rod Stewart arrives!

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Why, oh why, didn’t this Rod hopeful get through?

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Rod and the lads sing a jolly jingle tune

James serenades Rod. Maloney given no lines at all seemingly.

At least you can’t blame him for anything this time. So, if the song was rubbish, then it’s not him your diverting your concern to. Think about it. Blatant James Arthur plugging as hot favourite from X Factor inside production crew. They and Cowell want Arthur to win. He’s gaining the lowest votes.

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Sight of You

Covered up her urban roots whilst performing new single.

Covered up her “urban roots” whilst performing new single.

From afar zooming in and out, in a hoody and a prism spotlight shining down, Tulisa entered a level vocal of minimalism to a backing track. The X Factor judge, who critiques other acts on the very stage entered what was a rather standard performance with no mass impact nor emotional connection having no key expression, all clad in leather. Felt off in key towards end after most took their attention elsewhere or made a cup of tea.

Charity Together for Short Lives, which helps young born children with difficulties was shown next. Proceeds going to them from a charity single by X Factor, which wasn’t fully explained. Did we forget in the mass bubble of manipulating the shows audience to vote a certain way?

On Wednesday 28th December after realising that Christopher Maloney may win the show, Simon Cowell announced the charity will receive 100% of the profits from the single, shunting the winner in the hopes Cowell reaches a number one single in order to save the flagging reputation of the show above all else in a panic over the ratings and production crisis unfolding. Previously there has been a separate charity single featuring all live show acts.

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Resplendent, class act once again.

With an elegant ensemble of violins, electric guitars, drums and a smooth resplendent tone Pink instantly added her attitude to the song and maintained star quality never overdoing and ruining the track. Yet another flawless performance with all external factors and pure quality with gorgeous glam for the star who still contains attitude in the industry. Pink will be touring the UK back in April.

The Result

Dermot O’Leary informs us that in “no particular order, first act through to the final is” – James Arthur. Joining James is – Christopher.

The last place in the final goes to – Jahmene.

Union J have been eliminated on the public vote as the judges cannot save anymore. They were in the sing off an astonishing three times. We were treated to one last performance.

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Love Story – Taylor Swift

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Jeffrey, George, Zippy and Bungle

Repeating the same song from earlier in series again, began with tough vocals from Josh then JJ following through. Jaymi consistent. Following with strong sound, the backing group still awkward. George still the odd one in the group doing nothing much except an extra. Many a missed opportunity.

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The placement of the band is highly disjointed, and if they re-affirmed their structure they might be interesting for once in the right aspect. They were on borrowed time for many weeks as voters voted in defiance, not respect.

Union J boldly stated publicly they can be bigger than One Direction and plan to take them on and destroy their market. Speaking to tabloid newspaper The Mirror, Josh Cuthbert added: “We want to do better than One Direction.”

Can Union J defeat One Direction before they've even begun?

Can Union J defeat One Direction before they’ve even begun?

The three finalists burst out from the opening doors behind to cuddle host Dermot to celebrate reaching the final stages of the competition.

Emotional Jahmene cries, as James and Christopher thank fans for their support.

Star Sande set to perform at the final next week

Star Sande set to perform at the final next week

The final looms next week with acts like Kylie Minogue, a returning One Direction for an astonishing third time, as well as Emile Sande and Rihanna, who performed last week.

World Aids Day

World Aids Day

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World Aids Day begins on 1st December 2012

With a rapid increase in the contraction of the disease, it has never been more crucial to get yourself checked.

Getting checked is easy. Why don’t they get checked?

Some assume many are lazy and this may be true to an extent but not fully as numbers are high in those undiagnosed, meaning those who haven’t gotten checked are carriers and unaware they may be spreading to others.

Some who won’t get tested out of pride or think to themselves they wont have caught it, you may not have, but if you have had unprotected sex a number of times, and in a short space of time, go and get checked, it shan’t take long and will help you in the long run and support society and the world.

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Show your support by wearing a red ribbon.

If you have unprotected sex, you could be at higher risk along with numerous unknowing they may have it, should seek help or advice. Go to your local GUM clinic or even a GP (Doctor) and talk with them on your concerns. As anyone knows, the quicker something is diagnosed (or ruled out) the quicker its dealt with, the faster help and support will be available to you to make life easier. You can still live a full and healthy life.

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Myths that “all gay men” are the “scourge” that host this STI is exactly that, a myth.

Health authorities, governments and nurses express that men sleeping with men and African American/Black ethnic groups are most at risk and need to get tested if having a fuller sex life.

These are not the only groups who are assumed to be dirty and bad for having sex, but do have it responsibly. Those who assume this are the one’s (as I have been informed by sources from gay communities as well as Black communities) who blindly donate the aids epidemic and blame the obvious two groups because aids began in the media with black men from Africa and homosexual men as the first few publicly announced to bear the bug.

Many forget that in Africa, young children are born with it after sexual abuse, manly rape, to their mothers by callous men who know they are infected and couldn’t care less of spreading such infection.

If you are pregnant and have unprotected sex with one or numbers of men you don’t know off, or have before falling pregnant, get checked as you or your child could be at risk.

Some partners also cheat on their spouses/significant others so those who cheat could contract and then bring it back home to you by sleeping with you to cover their tracks from affairs and “make up” with a seemingly loving romantic liaison.

If the world works together, and the public complies with screenings and testing, then eventually, the world may be able to lower the numbers and risk of spreading the epidemic with co-operation.

Over 100,000 people in the UK are living with HIV, but a quarter do not know they have it – that is 25,000 people who are not benefiting from treatment and are increasing the risk of passing the virus on.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) state one in 20 men who have sex with men in the UK now have HIV, and the figure soars to nearly one in 12 in London.

This of course, is just one statistic of an increasing rise of all groups.

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The key note to understand, first and foremost is that anyone from any group can contract, even Women. There is no shame in getting checked, and with the rates of “it only takes one” to pass it on, testing is crucial.

We live in a world where most of us are uneducated about the infection and its solution which is why it is important to take an interest and think rather than assume and blame as there is no judgment on lack of education on such subject. You can easily say it doesn’t affect you, but anyone could transfer it without you knowing, as well as loved ones you care for.

The most important to take from this is to use a condom. This increases safety and you can have sex responsibly.

Remember, having a sex life is all well and good but do so responsibly.

If you liked it, then you should’ve put a bag on it…

Cheyenne Jackson 11th Annual Elton John AIDS

Cheyenne Jackson. Just one of numerous supporters of the charity by Elton John.

As is Judith Light from Ugly Betty.

As is Judith Light from Ugly Betty.

The Elton John Aids Foundation is just one of many charities and organisations you can donate to (http://ejaf.com/)  if you wish to help deal with the issues surrounding, where thousands of musicians  actors, comediennes and showbiz personalities have participated with support and sharing the message. Others include Chevron, GiveWell and others found on their websites.

Have sex, stay safe and keep regular testing. 🙂