‘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 […]

Women don’t know their place in the 21st Century – it’s in the kitchen?

  A new statue sculptured ‘by a woman’ has been placed and unveiled ‘by a woman’, in the shadow of the Houses of Parliament, and unbelievably it was one of ‘a woman’ – the 1890’s suffragist, a non-militant, [not to be confused with suffragettes who were] campaigner Millicent Fawcet. Now this bronze was placed in […]

Society let down AGAIN by an inadequate British legal system – even MORE rapists will NOW escape justice?

Scales of Justice? Rape is in the headlines once more, but for all the wrong reasons and not because at long last Britain has done something to halt the increase in rape, or stop 100 or so women being raped every day, or bring to justice more than 1% of the evil rapists. No, this […]

THAT NEWLY IDENTIFIED ‘WEINSTEIN’S SYNDROM’– IS IT ENDEMIC?

It has come as quite a shock to many of the older generation that there has been some furore in the film industry because last October a mega movie mogul was outed as a sexual predator, hasn’t there? Yep, but not because disgraced Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein has behaved in that disgusting way, but because […]

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 ‘Past’ used to be recounted from generation to generation – perhaps not any longer in the twenty-first century though?

 The White Horse above Kilburn  Joiner’s shop as from 1900s One of the saddest things in modern day life, certainly in the UK if not indeed in most of Western society, is that families no longer have that special time together, and indeed that close distinct personal relationship, whereby the most elderly and decrepit members will […]

OJ Simpson released from jail 24 years ‘EARLY’ – so yet another vile criminal’ escapes justice’, just like the others below?

The news on the wires that the despicable OJ [the ‘Juice’] Simpson will be soon released from a 33 year prison sentence, after serving just 9 years incarceration in an American jail, simply demonstrates to all and sundry that the justice systems around the World are bloody useless when dealing with famous, rich, big criminals, […]

So called “British” sporting talent – a gaggle of bleeding foreigners?

    Well, well, well, the British high hopes of a Wimbledon “double success” this year, as virtually promised by all and sundry of the tennis media, has proved to have been as mythical as a desert mirage, hasn’t it? Yep, Britain’s single iconic male singles tennis player of modern times, Andy Murray, though World No. […]

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 […]