Treatment of depression in hospital patients – depressing?

  Depression is certainly a growing problem in society and unquestionably within the UK, don’t you think? We individuals are not very good at dealing with others’ depression though, are we? No, it is a mental illness you see, and we really can’t cope with that kind of thing can we? Physical things we are […]

British Universities going down the pan – an education system in terminal turmoil?

Unbeknown to most of us, the World’s Universities (about 400 of them) get ranked by Times Education/Thompson Reuters for their performance on teaching, knowledge transfer, and international outlook (using s dozen or so ‘indicators’). Effectively the table produced provides a definitive insight into their global reputations. Shock and horror to the British though with the […]

Baby Born – Wow!

A baby boy has been born into a family on public benefits (despite the fact that the father has a well paid job)  – a child destined for a life of riches and untold privileges, all paid for by YOU (if you actually pay your taxes!). Said to be worth hundreds of millions! An amazing […]

New Governor of the Bank of England!

Mervin King<Mark Carney Mervin King a Cambridge trained economist, has been in charge of the Bank of England for 10 years (after a distinguished spell as it’s Deputy and before their Chief Economist over a period of 12 years). He leaves today unfortunately to become a Lord. Of course personally in his job he rightly […]