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 […]

A Nursing ‘national disaster’ heading for the United Kingdom’s NHS – oh, that was the headline 3 years ago? Or was it 20 years ago?

   Our beloved NHS is seen now to be chronically short of British nurses, and this has badly affected hospitals’ performance, patent care, morale, and not least financial budgets. Did we not know that was coming then? We certainly did, didn’t we? All those in the know were vitriolic in their public warnings that the […]

Treatment of depression in hospital patients – depressing?

  Depression is certainly a growing problem in society and unquestionably within the UK, don’t you think? We individuals are not very good at dealing with others’ depression though, are we? No, it is a mental illness you see, and we really can’t cope with that kind of thing can we? Physical things we are […]

Shrien Dewani is ‘NOT GUILTY’ of Annie Hindocha’s Murder – Justice in action or Justice Denied?

Anni Hindocha [MURDERED 13 November 2010] Oh yes, the South African justice’s process has now been played out to the full in the Cape Town High Court, overseen by a very eminent female judge. A man has been cleared of involvement in a wife killing – but the trial didn’t run its full course did […]

Shrien Dewani on trial for Murder (November 13) – is it getting anywhere?

Anni Hindocha [MURDERED]   Today 13th November 2014 is the fourth anniversary of the gun murder of Anni Hindocha in the Gugulethu township outside Cape Town South Africa. RIP     [Dewani stands accused of arranging the murder of his twenty-eight year old wife Anni Hindocha (aka Dewani) on their South African ‘honeymoon’ four years […]

Dewani Trial trundles on (November 5/6) – is it getting anywhere?

Anni Hindocha [MURDERED]   A previous post noted that Monies were paid out by Shrien Dewani certainly, but what hope have the Prosecution got of PROVING what it was for – there’s no paperwork involved in a ‘contract killing’ is there? And that is where things are at with this trial. The taxi driver Tongo […]

Dewani Trial Review October 29 – any shocks yet?

Anni Hindocha [MURDERED]  Oh yes, the Shrien Dewani trial trundles on at ‘South African justice pace’. Not many surprises to be had, as the road to be travelled is pretty well predictable though isn’t it – seeing that the murder of Anni Hindocha (Dewani) happened four years ago and three men have already been publically […]

Shrien Dewani Trial continues ‘DAY 6’– can it really last two months though?

Anni Hindocha [MURDERED]   Xolile Mngeni, one of the killers of Anni Hindocha (aka Dewani) has died in prison of a brain tumour (he will not be missed). Dewani’s assertion is that he didn’t mention the so called ‘planned helicopter flight’ in a staged media interview, to hide the fact that he was carrying the […]

The South African trial of Shrien Dewani for the murder of his wife ‘Anni’ [UPDATED October 15th]

Anni Hindocha [MURDERED] Tuesday October 14 The Oscar Pistorius trial certainly caused many outsiders to ‘throw-up’ at the way the South African Justice System works, so it was hoped that the Shrien Dewani trial would at least redress the balance a bit. That has turned out to be a false hope hasn’t it? Most people […]

The South African trial of Shrien Dewani for the murder of his wife ‘Anni’ [UPDATED October 12th]

Anni Hindocha [MURDERED]   Dewani trial media It is always disturbing isn’t it, to watch the media poking its noses into matters that they are incompetent to get involved in, simply to jump on a passing band wagon and create some money making column inches?  A glaring example hit us today in a full broadsheet […]