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 […]

The undemocratic, out of date, unelected, unrepresentative, overpopulated ‘House of Lords’ – it needs to go NOW?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

Pistorius ‘the sequel’ – justice for Reeva at last?

Reeva Steenkamp murdered by Oscar Pistorius The opening & closing paragraphs of a blog published here sixteen months ago are reproduced below: “Any hope and prayers we might have had for Judge Masipa to do what is right to administer justice for Reeva Steenkamp, were dashed again today when once more she has shown scant […]

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 […]

Finally the sentence is delivered for murderer Oscar Pistorius –about time but another travesty too, surely?

Reeva Steenkamp murdered by Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to only 6 years in jail for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp – an insult to common justice, surely? Any hope and prayers we might have had for Judge Masipa to do what is right to administer justice for Reeva Steenkamp, were dashed again […]

Oscar Pistorius in Court AGAIN to face South African Justice – WHAT Justice though?

Reeva Steenkamp murdered by Oscar Pistorius Its déjà vu time again isn’t it with Oscar Pistorius back in court facing once again sentencing for his crimes? This time for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Oh yes he was there before for the exact same reason 2 months ago, when he was simply released on further […]

Murderer Oscar Pistorius still remains free – are we surprised?

Reeva Steenkamp murdered by Oscar Pistorius In early March the post ‘Convicted Murderer Oscar Pistorius finally bites the dust – or will he really?’ suggested that many of us would be unsurprised if his smart-arsed legal eagles pulled another smart card from their sleeve, to get him some special kind of dispensation and treatment – […]

Convicted Murderer Oscar Pistorius finally bites the dust – or will he really?

Reeva Steenkamp killed & indeed murdered Anyone around the World who has paid any interest whatsoever in the case of Oscar Pistorius, will have been aghast at his crime when he murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, repeatedly blasting her away with a gun in the night, and his subsequent unbelievably soft and indulgent treatment by the […]

The United Kingdom’s ‘unfair’ Bedroom Tax –has it now become the ‘illegal’ Bedroom Tax?

  The last British Government (a coalition headed by the Conservatives) introduced in 2013 the nicknamed Bedroom Tax on the poor, which has been widely condemned for being unjust and a politically contentious policy by those on the moral high ground. The tax has reduced housing benefit for all individuals who rent a Council or […]

The French now admit that the European Union is going down the khasi – does the United Kingdom still want to vote to stay in?

 EU flag British prominent pro-Europeans won’t have it that there is a life outside of the European Union, will they? Some people however can still remember when we weren’t actually in even  the Common Market, or to be more precise EEC (the baby form of the European Union), because we didn’t want to join in […]