Monthly Archives: October 2016

Brexit, Mountains and Molehills.

  I never cease to be amazed by politicians and their endless tortuous arguments about nothing at all.  There is great deal of posturing about Brexit. The Labour spokesman wittering on about wanting to know what the terms of the … Continue reading

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A Nation of Xenophobes.

In my blog “Children in Calais.” I asked the question, ‘Does the political will to bring a few hundred children to the UK exist at all?’ Well it clearly doesn’t, the UK Government made what can only be described as … Continue reading

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Gun boats and other fantasies

  As a diesel belching aircraft carrier ploughs the English Channel, one might be persuaded to think the cold war is alive and well.  Maybe you’d be right, except that there seems to be a one way paranoia.  As another … Continue reading

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I will won’t I!

‘I will.’  Two little words that mean so much.  Most of us remember our marriage vows, other will remember resolutions at the turn of the year or promises made to friends or teachers.  ‘I will ’ What we sometimes forget … Continue reading

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The World, the news and Wales.

  Having careered round the world for the last half century my return to damp gorgeous green Wales has been one of the revelations and delights of my life.  There is a sweetness here that I suppose is there because … Continue reading

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Brexit home to roost!

It never ceases to amaze me that politicians can be so obtuse. The front bench opposition Foreign Secretary took up a serious share of ‘Question Time’ on the BBC to talk vacuous nonsense. We shall respect the vote of the … Continue reading

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The lost Children of the Calais Jungle

  The UK Government, like all Governments is a bureaucratic leviathan. Actions ares driven by political will and delivered by a rigid and conservative civil service.  As far as the children stuck in the Calais refugee jungle and their rescue … Continue reading

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