In Britain we have created a society addicted to or dependant on Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Food – and worse of all ‘BENEFITS’?

 THE BENEFITS NET Addiction and dependency [often linked to mental health] is rife in Britain these days and that applies not just to the general population but even to revered professions like (stressed?) doctors, who should know better eh? It is estimated that there are about ½ million dependent drinkers in England and ALCOHOL the fifth […]

England organ donation ‘DEEMED CONSENT’ is likely to FAIL in practice and thousands more will needlessly die – our Government needs to fix it NOW?

Those of us who actually care about saving the lives of those blighted people in our midst who are desperately waiting for an organ transplant had our spirits lifted a year ago at the Tory Conference when our Prime Minister Theresa May backed the change in the Law to introduce organ donation in England by […]

‘President Trump’ made agreements with ‘Leader Kim Jong-un’ – how’s that working-out do you think?

 Anyone with any nous just knew that big-talking Donald Trump was heading for a fall in thinking that he could meet-up and parley with Kim Jong-un in June and come away with an agreement on denuclearisation that would be meaningful and stick, didn’t they? Afterwards, Trump expressed such confidence in the diplomatic process he had […]

Not just James Bond 007 British Secret Service agent has ‘Licence to Kill’ – is it now NHS hospital Doctors?

Many of the British population don’t know it, haven’t experience it, but probably suspect it, but doctors (like the rest of us) make mistakes, but whereby the dire consequences of theirs, are that people die or their lives are destroyed, and the futures of their mothers, fathers, and relatives are forever blighted’ And so it […]

‘Canadian’ Mark Carney Governor of Bank of England – time for him to bog-off?

Well, well, well, Mark Carney is in the news ‘again’ and stealing the headlines once more [this time by raising interest rates and then rubbishing BREXIT]– no surprise there then, as he is a ‘pig-headed’ self-publicist, and totally the wrong type of character for the man who is Governor of Bank of England [and Chairman […]

Britain’s wonderful NHS has just had its 70th birthday – will it still be with us to see its 80th?

  There was much flag waving and badges wearing four weeks ago when the National Health Service turned 70, as understandably it was a big opportunity to celebrate, wasn’t it? Some of us though instead had a tear in our eye. That was because we have been around a long while, we have been there since […]

American President ‘Donald Trump’ meets North Korean ‘Supreme Leader’ ‘Kim Jong-un’ – triumph or disaster?

  A post here in March “American President ‘Donald Trump’ verses North Korean Supreme Leader ‘Kim Jong-un’ – the fight of the century?” outlined the situation with a then proposed meeting with North Korea and the prospects of a successful outcome Well, last Tuesday, Donald Trump, an overweight [if not obese] fast-food addict [not least burgers […]

Peaceful coexistence NOW on the Korean peninsula – what a fiasco?

  North Korea and South Korea are AT WAR! Make no mistake about THAT, will you? However, currently there are no missiles, no bombing, no tanks, no machine guns, no infantry killing the enemy, and no combatants’ terrorising of the other’s civilian population – long may that continue, eh? However, the stark glaring fact is […]

The undemocratic, out of date, unelected, unrepresentative, overpopulated ‘House of Lords’ – it needs to go NOW?

   BEST EMPTY The British Government with due diligence is trying to extract the UK from the European Union with the maximum benefit and least harm, in accordance with ‘the will of the people’ as clearly expressed in a country wide EU Referendum two years ago. The current Conservative government are in the challenging process of negotiating […]

American President ‘Donald Trump’ verses North Korean Supreme Leader ‘Kim Jong-un’ – the fight of the century?

Just seven months ago in August, there was President Donald Trump [in power since 2017] on our screens in a characteristic outburst, ranting with verbal jousting at Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un [in power since 2011] with reciprocal dire threats against North Korea: ”They will be met with fire, fury and frankly power, the likes of […]