So Syria's just about to have the shit bombed out of it, Cameron and the media are working overtime to make the country feel guilty for not joining in the bomb-fest and the Tories are getting a cheap thrill from making the poor, disabled and unemployed pay for the banking crisis they didn't create. So … Continue reading Is Banning the Burka in Britain Racist?
The BBC have been told to put more Christian presenters on children's TV to 'familiarise' youngsters with different denominations. The study said Christian presenters would 'validate' the feelings of Christian children. It said this was important for young people in their ' formative years'.BBC children's programmes should include more Catholic, Orthodox and Pentecostal Christians, a … Continue reading More Christian Presenters needed on Children’s TV
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair was subjected to calls for impeachment during his time in office. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Looking at the wayback archive I can find my earliest bloggings back in 28th April 2001. Was coding everything by hand, not much in terms of blogging platforms that took my fancy.Some things don't change! … Continue reading My Old Bloggings
Image via WikipediaHaving spent a few years unemployed under Thatcher and Major I can really feel for the people featured in this BBC article.The quote from Ben Gillet sums up how it can be when you're in such a situation, it shows how alien this sort of existence is and how far away it is … Continue reading The human cost of unemployment
Image by London Permaculture via FlickrAs the BBC says... Former RBS boss Fred Goodwin stripped of knighthoodIn other news I've lost the top off my biro.I know which is more relevant to me.Banker Fred Goodwin losing his knighthood is a bit of a non-story for me. The whole honours system is already in disrepute not … Continue reading Goodwin loses knighthood