The tragic tale of little mite ‘Charlie Gard’ – a story of unknown pygmy ‘dedicated’ parents facing-up against a famous giant ‘compassionless’ hospital? UPDATE

  The parents’ final heart-rendering message UPDATE 03.08.2017 The original post “The tragic tale of little mite ‘Charlie Gard’ – a story of unknown pygmy ‘dedicated’ parents facing-up against a famous giant ‘compassionless’ hospital?”   was published here last Tuesday. Published now below is the dialogue with one of the blog’s readers, who has a […]

The tragic tale of little mite ‘Charlie Gard’ – a story of unknown pygmy ‘dedicated’ parents facing-up against a famous giant ‘compassionless’ hospital?

  The parents’ final heart-rendering message   This post is reluctantly written and with tears still in the eyes and with a heavy heart indeed, for the courageous, beleaguered, maltreated family of Charlie Gard, who have finally lost their fruitless long fight for the life of this their baby son, who all too early joined […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘Austerity’ – has it now reached the end of the road?

Austerity is quite a new word to most of us isn’t it? We have only really got used to that term over the past half decade surely? It is supposed to mean of course the process of reducing expenditure and being frugal. In practice though it means something quite different doesn’t it, perhaps something quite […]

Car hits Cyclist, Cyclist hits Car – who dies?

Without doubt the cycle has been the best transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? Without doubt the car has been the worst transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? The very worst thing done in the United Kingdom (and America) was to remove a hundred years ago the […]

The NHS in meltdown – was it predicted or predictable?

    Even those of us on the outside and ‘not in the know’ could have told you a year ago that the British Health Service after sixty five years was heading for the abyss. It was widely predicted by ‘those in the know’ that A&E was going to be in crisis last year – […]

There are Drinkers – there are Drunks – then there are Alcoholics!

Many people in this Country drink alcohol. Some drink very occasionally, some drink regularly, some drink too much at times. We have developed a society where drinking is an accepted culture unfortunately – but people lie about their alcohol intake and only admit to about half of the true figure! It used to be that […]

Doctors – Dare you trust them?

In the early 1800s pregnant women were traumatised if they had to go into hospital to have a birth – they knew they might well die. There was no basic knowledge those days of infection and due to not washing hands the Doctors were killing the mothers. The women didn’t trust the Doctors then, and […]