Monthly Archives: August 2018

Future concepts, risks and rewards.

Arguments about the future are often the most heated.  Take Brexit for example, there are those who predict mayhem and those who predict a brave new world with boundless opportunity.  There are those of course like H.M.’s Opposition who have … Continue reading

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1918 – Mandela and Bernstein – send out the clowns.

1918 is most commonly remembered as the year which saw the end of the first world war, perhaps rightly so.  However, 1918 was a year when on different sides of the world great men were born who changed the world.  … Continue reading

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Truth, half truth and nothing but my truth.

Watching the stream of calamities that follow POTUS Trump it is hard to believe that his coterie of followers seem more convinced than ever that he’s the leader they want.  He is by any measure a philanderer, racist and liar, … Continue reading

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Are you lonely?-Don’t be afraid to talk.

Loneliness seems to be an epidemic of the modern age.  Many say it is made worse by social media and perhaps this is so.  The other reasons for this sad state of affairs are well-known; the dispersal of families, the … Continue reading

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The National Health Service – onward!

In the UK we are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service.  This has become an iconic institution, a symbol of British middle way fairness and social consciousness. Free health service for all, free at the point of … Continue reading

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Borrow now, pay back never?

The world is lurching toward another financial meltdown.  Debt is spiralling out of control with all the superpowers going the same way as Japan.  The USA, China and the Eurozone, are piling up debt which is unsustainable.  Add to that … Continue reading

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Left, Right or Centre, it’s a new day.

Many countries including the UK, maybe especially the UK, are running out of money.  From Local Authorities to all the great departments of state.  Whether it is the National Health Service, Education, Justice, even the Ministry of Defence. The UK … Continue reading

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