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 […]

The ‘Universal Credit’ benefit, together with the rest of the UK’s welfare system, is a national disaster – TIME to start ditching the whole bloody lot?

The terminal state of the British welfare state is ample summed-up by the furore that has arisen daily in recent weeks both across the airways of TV, Radio & Newspapers, and at Westminster about the ‘Universal Credit’ benefit now being widely rolled-out across the UK, wouldn’t you say? The cries from far and wide are […]

England’s only now phasing out free plastic bags – a mammoth parliamentary scandal?

A week on Monday the English shoppers are in for a shock – albeit only a little shock for now though. The free re-usable plastic shopping bag is going to be compulsorily charged-for at 5 pence each – BUT only by the BIG-boy retailers. Oh yes, over the past fifty years the ‘single use’ ‘free’ […]

The NHS in meltdown – was it predicted or predictable?

    Even those of us on the outside and ‘not in the know’ could have told you a year ago that the British Health Service after sixty five years was heading for the abyss. It was widely predicted by ‘those in the know’ that A&E was going to be in crisis last year – […]

Organ Transplants – where the hell are we going in Britain?

Most of us in the United Kingdom have never had any experience of the organ transplant scenario – we have never needed a transplant ourselves, nor do most of us even know of anybody who has, and certainly we predominantly haven’t had any involvement in organ donation. We mainly have been shielded from the horror […]

UK Immigration is a hot topic – too hot to handle?

The general public in Britain have been worried about immigration for decade upon decade upon decade. It certainly was an issue as early as the late nineteen sixties – in those days it was all about black migrant people swamping this Country – now it’s all about the Poles and other eastern Europeans isn’t it?. […]

Islam is under serious threat – from Muslims?‏

intolerance is what destroys and kills things in the end (particularly religious intolerance). You just have too look at past history to get a flavour of that!  So called ‘radical’ Muslims for some decades have embarked of a campaign in the UK and  around the World to alter their and other societies;  not by argument, […]

NHS on brink of financial crisis – who’s fault is that?

The newspapers are reporting that the next elected UK government in 2015 will have to financially save the NHS as so many Health Service Trusts are stuffed on their budgets pushing the majority into deficit next year (65 already there!) – a crisis that could affect even it’s mortality . [A hundred billion pound annual […]

England’s Health Service – still “Safe in our Hands”?

Dodgy Dave:       hi JJ thanks for coming in for a chat Jerri Joke:            hello Sir – didn’t think I had a choice DD                        needed to get an update on how it is going on the Health Service – I’m getting a lot of stick from that Miliband Muppet at PMQs. JJ                          Health Service – […]

Modern Gadgets – Should they all ‘really’ be given to Kids?

We have entered an era where new sophisticated electronic gadgets appear on the market on a daily basis. This unusual explosion is confusing most of our adults, and they don’t always feel comfortable or in control. The problem is that as humans develop they get a bit ‘set in their ways’ and new innovations are […]