Croytopia: 10 reasons Croydon isn’t as shit as you think!

just wonderful. from an ex croydon girl x

Everyone Is Entitled To My Opinions

To many, Croydon is complete concrete mess where people get stabbed and riot on the reg. So what if I can’t walk home alone after dark? So what if they had to hire doormen for my block because people kept throwing petrol bombs in the lift? So you hear about stabbings a lot on the news? Well get this. Shitloads more happen, they just don’t make the news if the victim survives. Anyway, here are 10 reasons to change your opinion on Croydon!

1. The Wildlife – on the 8 minute walk from my flat to the station, I’ve seen shit loads of wildlife. Foxes, a bug infested discarded chicken box, and rats are a daily occurrence. But my personal favourite is the occasional tumble-weave (weave that got pulled out most likely in a lady fight) blowing in the wind that you might confuse for a dead bird.

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(Bird or weave, you decide!)

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Complaint to Paul Dacre chair of press code about Paul Dacre Daily Mail editor

How wonderful that the daily fail continues its factual reporting

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK gutter press)

UPDATE: you can see the Mail’s reply – including veiled threats – here.

Mr Paul Dacre

Chair of the Editor’s Code of Practice

‘Independent’ Press Standards Organisation

Dear Mr Dacre,

I am writing to you in your position as chairman of the Editor’s Code of Practice to complain about you in your position as editor of the Daily Mail.

Specifically I am writing to complain about an article you commissioned in your own newspaper, the Daily Mail, in which you and your newspaper grossly maligned and bullied two young children, aged 3 and 6 years old.

Although the children’s faces were (poorly) blanked out in your article, the full identity of their parents was revealed so the identities of the two children were in effect not kept secret.

I therefore believe the article was a gross intrusion into the children’s right to privacy and…

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