Monthly Archives: January 2013

Education & enlightenment

Education & literacy are the holy grail. Tony Blair said that for him there were 3 issues, education, education, education. But is it? People have survived for millennia with the minimum of education. It was never in the interests of … Continue reading

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Masala Yousufzai

I don’t know what it is that shocks me most about the case of Malala Yousufzai. Whether it is that she is only 15 or whether it happened at all or that there still in 2103 exists an ideology which … Continue reading

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The food we eat

There has been much in the last day or so about horse meat appearing in beef burgers. In the UK, meat eaters do not on the whole eat horse meat. Somehow eating horses, dogs & cats is considered akin to … Continue reading

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Parliament & bad government

It occurs to me that the time has come to change the Parliamentary system. Parliament is quite often referred to by those who inhabit the Palace of Westminster as the mother of Parliaments but not by many other people. It … Continue reading

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