Abortion in Ireland – ‘termination’, ‘termination’, ‘termination’, ‘termination’, ‘termination’, ‘termination’, ‘termination’, ‘termination’, ‘termination’, termination’, ad infinitum?

  comments appreciated In a referendum last Friday, the Irish Republic voted by a landslide to repeal the ‘Eighth Amendment’ constitutional protection for the life of the unborn, so their parliament can now proceed to ‘liberlise’ abortion – basically that means pregnancy terminations ‘on demand’. [Abortion is currently permitted under the act only where there […]

‘England a Nation of Shopkeepers’ – replaced by ‘Britain a Nation of Gluttony & Sloth’?

The UK is the Leader in Europe once again! Shame on us all! We are officially the most obese country in western Europe. [Obesity has tripled here over past 30 years, for god’s sake]. But how the hell has that disastrous situation come about, eh? Is it an illness epidemic? NO, but it is certainly […]

With just under one year to go until ‘BREXIT’ what progress has UK made in leaving the EU – bloody NONE whatsoever?

         British Exit from the European Union [BREXIT] was decided-on by the UK population in a unique Referendum held on 23 June 2016, after the Parliament at Westminster had finally acceded that particular major constitutional decision to the general public voters. Despite the Government’s dire warnings that leaving the EU would harm both the […]

Research into Alzheimer’s has stalled – is that the end of all hope?

It will not have escaped the notice of all elderly people and their families that after some twenty years of significant involvement, the world’s biggest drug company Pitzer has just 10 days ago announced terminating its research into dementia and Alzheimer’s, and has also pulled the plug on its work on Parkinson’s, as well, which […]

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 […]

Obesity in Children – disgraceful parental neglect?

This is a follow-up post to that titled ”Obesity in Adults – a life destroyer and a threat to Earth’s survival?” which was published here last week. Those who have read the earlier post would know about the disastrous course for the Planet that mankind is set on regarding overpopulating it and into the bargain […]

Obesity in Adults – a life destroyer and a threat to Earth’s survival?

  There can be no doubt about it in anyone’s mind can there? There is an epidemic of obesity sweeping the World that is threatening our human existence with extinction and indeed survival of this very planet, isn’t there? The increasingly heavy burden on the world’s population imposed by obesity affects both rich and poor […]

A Drug-Takers Paradise – the UK?

Drug misuse England in 2015, some two-and-a-half thousand drug misuse deaths (highest level ever recorded) and in 2015/16, twenty-four thousand drug-related hospital admissions [mental health, behavioural disorders, poisoning (a dramatic increase over a decade)]. In England & Wales, at the last count there were around nearly ‘three million’ silly adults still taking illicit drugs. Even […]

‘Morals’ – where the hell did it all go wrong?

Our lovely Britain is gone forever, hasn’t it? Yep, modern Britain, though it remains one of the richest countries in the world (indeed in terms of total wealth it has been certainly classified 5th richest behind the US, China, Japan and Germany), it just isn’t a patch on what it used to be, unfortunately? It […]

Alcoholism – TO BE FEARED, DEALT WITH, OR SIMPLY ‘ASHAMED OF’?

There can be no doubt about it can there, as for some people alcohol is a life destroyer, isn’t it? Yes, but many of those though whose lives are wrecked are not actually the ones drinking the stuff at all, are they? Nop, but often they are the ones inside the bubble as being in […]