The people have spoken – the bastards

This blog is being written on the Monday after the seismic events of the UK vote to leave the EU.  Cameron has resigned and the Conservative Party, (formal title the Conservative and Unionist Party - somewhat ironic), is now in the throes of a leadership election.  At the same time, Her Majesty's ...
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Not all heroes are human – some are rats…

In my last post I wrote, 'Let's give it up for the person in the street.'  We are that person.  We can also be heroes, and many of us are.  Since then, I've come to look at the heroes that are all around us.  Just so's you know, not all ...
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Let’s give it up for the person in the street…

If I came from another planet and looked at all that was happening in the world today I'd be thinking 'what insanity.'  There is this third rock from the sun which has stunning beaches, mountains, forests and seas.  We have cities of which we can be proud and others, well, not ...
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Letting go of the tiger’s tail…

My last blog was about how easy it is to create hate.  I still feel the same.  In fact, looking at the media in the intervening period we are now seeing a ratcheting up of emotions in the political arena.  In the US there have been fist fights, fortunately nothing ...
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It’s interesting how easy it is to create hate…

Hate is an easy emotion to create.  All you have to do is demonise a specific group, for example, another race, another religion, another skin colour...  So easy, so easy.  Then add a media that has little independence, is 24 hours a day, and is owned by those who gain ...
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Enter ‘The Schlachten’…

An interesting start to 2016.  To Anaheim and the Craft and Hobbies Association Mega Show with the love of my life; visiting Disneyland - surreal and not in a good way; Knott's Berry Farm - fascinating insight to the history of the West, not many visitors;  Universal Studios - stunning, ...
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