If Only We Were ‘More’ French

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Hundreds of thousands of ordinary French people are expected to take part, again, in street protests and strikes across France today, Tuesday 28th March 2023 amid fears of violent clashes with police, as demonstrations continue to protest over Emmanuel Macron’s use of constitutional executive powers to push through an unpopular raise ofContinue reading “If Only We Were ‘More’ French”

Rip Off ‘Standing Charges’

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death Energy costs have increased. A survey of 2021 power prices, by price comparison site cable.co.uk , put the UK 191st out of 230 countries on price per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity. Across 60 tariffs, Britain came in at $0.25 per kWh – only beaten in Europe by Germany ($0.32 per kWh) and Denmark ($0.35 perContinue reading “Rip Off ‘Standing Charges’”

Metastasising – Preventing The Spreading of Cancer Cells 

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death Cancer Vaccines, the potential for the prevention of  ‘Spreading of Cancer Cells’ are a hot topic at the moment. It seems like every week there is another newspaper and or media article on the latest, potential, miracle cure for cancer patients, a viable vaccine that prevents cancer Metastases. Cancer Vaccines [of many kinds] have beenContinue reading “Metastasising – Preventing The Spreading of Cancer Cells “


Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death It’s that time again, blood tests, a round of scans, followed by the stressful, wait to see how much worse my cancer is. No matter how many times I go thru this it is always the most stressful of times. SCANXIETY No matter how many times, that wait between having a scan andContinue reading “Scanxiety”

UK Child Hunger – A 21st Century Shame

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death Children in the UK are hungry. Old news. You knew that already, right? We have heard it all before, Child poverty, child hunger. No matter how many times I see this written down or said [not as often as it should be] by UK media I still have to remind myself that weContinue reading “UK Child Hunger – A 21st Century Shame”

Lest We Forget

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death If you finish reading this post and still believe we should NOT have a general election and or Johnson should be re-elected Prime Minister, then you are a complete moron. Former chancellor Nadhim Zahawi resigned while Johnson was prime minister and in his parting remarks urged him to “leave with dignity” and saidContinue reading Lest We Forget

45 Days of Chaos

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death 22nd October 2022 – The UK’s economic outlook has been downgraded from “stable” to “negative” by the rating agency Moody’s because of political instability and high inflation. Moody’s said the change in outlook was driven by “heightened unpredictability in policymaking amid weaker growth prospects and high inflation” and “risks to the UK’s debtContinue reading “45 Days of Chaos”

Would the last Free Marketeer to leave the Tory Party please turn out the lights?

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death.  Conservatism Isn’t Working Beneath the bluster and big promises, Conservative rule has become no more than shifting the blame for Britain’s problems. Even in the Conservative party, there is growing doubt about the British free-market economy it largely created. Remember, ‘the good old days’? History tells us that, over-proud, old countries that usedContinue reading “Would the last Free Marketeer to leave the Tory Party please turn out the lights?”


Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Privatisation – ‘the transfer of a business, industry, or service from public to private ownership and control’. The privatisation of United Kingdom public assets, all paid for by taxpayers (us), sold off on the cheap so they could exploit yet more money out of the public is failing us on a grand andContinue reading “Privatisation”

Blackshirts and Reds

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. All conservative ideologies justify existing inequities as the natural order of things, inevitable outcomes of human nature. If the very rich are naturally so much more capable than the rest of us, why must they be provided with so many artificial privileges under the law, so many bailouts, subsidies and other special considerationsContinue reading “Blackshirts and Reds”