Britain and Nuclear Weapons – should we keep them?

There should be no doubt in anybody’s mind – rightly or wrongly the atom bomb brought an early end to the Second World War with Japan. In conjunction with the Americans we dropped two such nuclear bombs on Japan wiping out the cities of Hiroshima & Nagasaki. Not dropped on military installations that we might […]

WARS – when is the next one? Bring it On. NOT!

Tomb of the Unknown Solder >>>>>WARNING – WARS MAY DAMAGE YOUR HEALTH! >>>>>>WW1 1916 Well, we in Britain know all about Wars – we are a Country that has been in quite a few in our time. We started a very long time ago of course so we are good at it, and our records […]

Reminisces and Confessions of a Poppy Seller – oh dear!

In Flanders Fields Poem by Canadian World War 1 physician Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae (c1915) In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We […]

Two very different Conservative Prime Ministers: Churchill & Thatcher two very different funerals!

Winston Churchill, a Conservative (ex-Liberal) took control of this Country in bad times in May 1940 when the German forces had invaded Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg by air and land. He then saved not just this land but also the rest of Europe from the oppression of Hitler and the German yoke. He served us […]