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We believe but do we listen?

Our beliefs are largely conditioned by our upbringing, it is as if we are born to follow our parents/family and indeed most of us do.  Political persuasion, for example, more often than not, runs in the family, once a Republican … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Government

The UK prides itself on being the original model for parliamentary democracy. We have much to be proud of. However, we have shown ourselves to be hugely incompetent in managing the fruits of our no doubt well-intentioned labor. The Windrush … Continue reading

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Brexit, it’s not about fish – entirely.

AS Britain staggers toward the exit from the European Union I am constantly amazed that people in general, have lost the plot. Getting out of the European Union was never  about fishing, or silly regulation it has always been about … Continue reading

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Diversity the secret of success

I have been lucky enough to spend a good part of the British winter in warmer climes.  I walked almost unconsciously into a foreign culture quite unprepared to ‘integrate’ or make any other concession.  I was immediately struck by the welcome … Continue reading

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Birdsong and banality

I have been off-watch for too long.  I have laid down my pen and sat back watching the predictable and the inevitable, hiding away as if it were nothing to do with me.  I’ve been ‘chilling’ with other fat cats avoiding … Continue reading

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From Nobel Prize to Genocide. Please help!

Aung San Suu Kyi has stood by, whilst her military sidekicks murder, pillage and rape the Rohingya people in one of the great outrages of the twenty-first century and there seems little doubt that these actions constitute genocide. The deliberate … Continue reading

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Counterpoint- looking in the mirror.

How racist am I?                  How welcoming am I to strangers? Am I quick to anger?          Do I listen and hear what my adversary has to say? Am I … Continue reading

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