Terrorism Is Wrong – But So Are Our Politicians…

Saturday night’s indiscriminate terrorist attack in the area of one of London’s most famous bridges has rightly shocked us all. The realisation that any of us could be mowed down by a passing van or be stabbed while enjoying a drink or a meal with friends or loved ones, is truly terrifying. But, of course, […]

Election – Is It Just A Gameshow Called ‘Democracy’?

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Just in case you’ve been away for the last couple of months and have returned to find an atmosphere of apathy sweeping our nation, I can reveal that today is the day of our much hyped General Election. By placing a small ‘x’ next to the name of someone you have probably never met – […]

Politics And Politicians Become Game For A Laugh

If you ever wonder why people are showing apathy towards politics and politicians then try this: Next Thursday, I am supposed to vote for the candidate I think will be the best person to become a police commissioner in my locality – problem is, I’ve received no information about any of the candidates. Next week […]

A Bloody Nose For The Bully At The Polls!

There are few things in life that generate as much pleasure as watching a bully being given a bloody nose. That’s how it felt last Friday as the final results came in from across the UK, following the local elections on Thursday. The ‘Tory knows best party’ which listens only to the views of their […]

Is Vince Cable A Fool Or A Mischief Maker?

Is this the face of a fool or the face of a mischief maker? Business Secretary, Vince Cable, who has long been respected for his forthright views on the economy and his personal reservations about his party’s power sharing coalition with the Conservatives, has been caught in a ‘sting’ by two journalists from the Daily […]

Are Our Students Becoming Our Teachers?

There must be something about the quality of the lectures on a Wednesday afternoon, for only two weeks after the Millbank riots in London, our students are once again …well…revolting. All over the UK, thousands of young – and presumably intelligent – folk have decided to demonstrate their immense displeasure and opposition to our Coalition […]