It would seem, if BBC News reports are to believed [are they?], that huge numbers of people throughout the country are bemoaning government policies concerning welfare payments including housing benefit, Jobseekers Allowance and various other “benefits.” The question is why this should be the case.
The British electorate were happy enough to dump Brown and his cronies when the full reality of the country’s…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2012 at 16:53
And so it is that we drift, inevitably, towards the end of 2012 and the time has come to look back on the last year to see what has been learnt.
On that aspect alone, I would suggest that the answer is quite simply – Nothing. There is an ancient quotation that goes, “Those whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.” This has, wrongly, be attributed to Euripides but the…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2012 at 16:34 — 1 Comment
There may be some readers of this blog who are unaware that I am, in fact, a committed Christian and have been for some years now [Yeah! Hardly seems credible does it?].
Anyway, some years ago, during the invasion of Iraq, we experienced a number of incidents concerning the deaths of westerners in Iraq at the hands of Islamic fundamentalists similar to recent events including the murder of the…Continue
Posted on September 18, 2012 at 17:00
Just to set out the basics: if you are reading this, I can safely assume that you are savvy with the Internet even if it is only to browse the millions of pages available. It may well be that you are an experienced hand with the technology and have been using computers for over 30 years like me. You can send emails, you might have spoken to [and seen] your grandchildren in Australia usingSkype; you probably have looked at…Continue
Posted on September 11, 2012 at 19:29 — 3 Comments