At a time when we are all trying to be positive minded, community spirited, mutually supportive during this global virus, there have been examples of scams and fraud taking place, as well as people actually spitting at police officers. Rarely is anyone named, caught, or prosecuted. Late yesterday however I came across a post on … Continue reading These people are very, very SICK!
SIR ROGER SCRUTON, has died aged 75. He was a philosopher and academic variously identified as “one of the nearest things Britain has to a public intellectual”, Britain’s favourite “token reactionary” (his own description), and even “the thinking man’s skinhead”. As one of the most contentious figures in British public life, Scruton operated as an … Continue reading A Light Has Gone Out Across England!
I read an article from Ed Husain on New Years Eve, a rallying cry for optimism and positiveness. It stirred me into thinking about the divisiveness that has spread across our country since the EU Referendum of 2016, and how politicians (though not all of them) call for a healing process as we finally leave … Continue reading Pessimism is the Parent of Divisiveness
Another list from a patriotic grumpy old man who doesn't wish anyone any harm, but who wants a little "payback" for the misery caused by certain people and institutions across last year. I have made sure my overall list is "balanced"! In 2020 I want: Payback: For everyone who said they would leave the U.K. … Continue reading A Grumpy Gammon’s Wishlist 2020
A look back at my wishlist for 2019 written a year ago in preparation for my Wishlist 2020 which I’ll publish in a few days. Not many happened, how about yours? I haven’t written New Year resolutions or annual objectives for about 10 years now, but after hearing a conversation between my wife and a … Continue reading Repost: My grumpy wish list for 2019!