Politics

What a ‘can of worms’ to open! I sense a tide running that has the potential to sweep away much of what is unfair about our ‘democracy’, but I also sense the rise of destructive forces that will work for the status quo or endeavour to take advantage for their own agendas. Make no mistake…

The Human Spirit

Sometimes we hear and truly listen Ben Markus and Janet Croston Ben Markus was diagnosed with cancer in January 2012 and given perhaps 12 months to live. Then he met Janet and he confounded the original prognosis. He and Janet talk about hope, love and life.

To vote or not to vote, is not the question!

Until there is electoral reform, voting will not reflect the views of the electorate, so why vote? Russell Brand doesn’t nor is he alone. The turn out for elections both local and national is sufficiently low to distort the result. At the last election the turn out was 65%. Of this 65%,  the Conservatives got…

Paying the Piper

“Whosoever pays the piper, calls the tune” “Money talks” “The love of money is the root of all evil” “All that glisters is not gold” I’m no historian, but these sayings have been around a long time as has the acquisition of wealth. Since travel and communications became established there has always been a trading…

Bloody Cyclists and Bloody Motorists

Cycles, like cars etc, are vehicles under the ‘control’ of a single person.  All are entitled to use our roads in safety and none is outside the law.   Declaration of interest – I am both a long experienced driver and cyclist.   Now for some common sense, it does exist.   This isn’t, cyclists…