On the way home tonight I listened to two brief podcasts, one about the Tenerife air disaster in 1977 and the other about a Jew called Kasztner in Hungary in WWII who saved some Jews but maybe not enough. It was complicated.
The BBC does not shy away from modern manners and lives, so it is with interest that I will listen to this podcast about Chemsex. For years I have
Here is a transcript of the lead in to podcast. As I have not heard the podcast yet, I can't really give an opinion but I do confess in the past to perhaps indulging in mind altering substances. While I am of the age to disapprove of drugs, what people who never have taken drugs need to understand is that they can give a very good feeling. Ecstasy was called the love drug for good reasons. You just loved. I don't know that I like these modern drugs though; GBH, pure speed and meths. A workmate just the day I am writing this told me of the many drugs he has taken and then one day, he had a bad experience and it all just went so wrong and he left it all behind. But then he said, when I am on holidays, I buy a big bag of coke and hoof it up quickly so the effects are gone by the time I have to go back to work. Victor may remember my post about the blond Greek guy at work who deliberately brushed my arm. Subsequently he has married and has a daughter. Finally at the age of about 40 his mother has stopped nagging him about getting married and giving her a grandchild.