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 […]

Drugs Drugs Drugs – which of them are killing you and our Society?

From time immemorial mankind has been prolific in finding things in nature that can alter the body and mind. It may well have started early on when the ‘homo’ species found out that certain plants and organisms could be used to beneficial effect – clear sickness, help mend broken bones, provoke sleep, or cause mind […]

The Scandal of Cheap Clothes – Exposed at Last!

In the UK we enjoy the luxury of ‘cheap’ clothes. Almost all of them are not made here however – our manufacturing costs are too high compared with those of Asia! We enforce rigorous standards of safety and worker welfare here including hours worked and pay. Do we ever think about this when we buy […]

What the heck have the politicians done to us and our Country? Creation of a Welfare State [1]

Beer Street and Gin Lane (1751) There are biblical verses that seem to predict that the poor will always be amongst us and yet there are other promptings there to always give aid to the poor and needy. The logical interpretation of this is that society should give help to the poor & vulnerable, but […]