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Human horror. Shout for it to stop!

How bad does it have to get?  For the right to buy a machine gun the Americans are prepared to accept untold numbers of deaths.  It’s the Americans’ call.  However, the world watches as those poor Muslims from Myanmar are … Continue reading

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4th March 1789

That was the date the US Congress met in New York and issues amendments to the original Constitution of the United States. The second amendment states: “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of  a free state, the … Continue reading

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Brexit – Confusion – the poem.

Britain looks back to its former glory Revising history and dreams of epochs new Excluding friends and mistaking foes Xenophobes moaning about empty nursing stations Isolated, insular and dreaming still of money power Trading, trashing, cashing in and cashing out.   … Continue reading

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Don’t tread too softly.

In an age of political correctness, we are in danger of losing sight of ingenuity and new thinking.  Amongst the revisionists are all sorts of extremes, some trying to rewrite history, some trying to limit new horizons. We must open … Continue reading

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A new charter for the planet.

Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Monsoon flooding, refugee crisis not to mention the threat of nuclear war.  These are some of the catastrophes that face our planet this September day.  Add to that the deliberate acts of terror and one wonders if the human … Continue reading

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In the age of the obscure.

I have this morning spent hours trying to perform relatively easy computer transactions.  Well, they should be easy but they are not.  They are not because they are structured in ways that are unfathomable to the ordinary man – not … Continue reading

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Thick-skinned writers.

Let’s face it we’re not all great writers.  In fact very few of us are.  Nevertheless, we persevere and produce labours of love in whatever form we think we are good at. When our major work, which has sometimes taken years … Continue reading

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