Totalitarian Britain: The National Health Service


"The closest thing the British have to a religion is the FREE National Health Service (The NHS)" Of course it's not free, it is paid for by the taxpayer, and paid for across the whole of their lives, compulsorily. Nothing wrong with that though! However for as long as I can remember the NHS has … Continue reading Totalitarian Britain: The National Health Service

The Buddha walks into a bar and discusses “happiness” …….


“I don’t think I have ever sensed a national population so unhappy, so angry, so divided, so disturbed even, as how your country appears today” said Sid (Buddha to most other folks) “Yes Sid, but, with respect, your perception is not so enlightening because the unhappiness is so tangible everywhere, at work, in shops, on … Continue reading The Buddha walks into a bar and discusses “happiness” …….

Yes, we’re old, but not white supremacists!


Buddha walks into his usual wine bar and greets his two mates, The Two Doctors: “Namaste you two, I see you’ve been travelling again, how was it?” Said Buddha (Sid to his mates) “A bit mixed, some long drives, but good visits to castles and abbeys, cultural and historic!” “Ah, speaking of historic, you two … Continue reading Yes, we’re old, but not white supremacists!

A defining moment in British politics?


“Can it really be true that the Russians are equipping themselves to snap the undersea cables on which all our communications and finances depend? Afraid so. Are they actually positioning themselves to hack into our vital national infrastructure and disrupt it? Looks like it. Can they possibly maintain Soviet levels of espionage and covert activity … Continue reading A defining moment in British politics?

How easy to predict the future!


A Life in the Year of Jeremy Corbyn Politics in the U.K. has become a real mess due to a complex mixture of factors including the Brexit Referendum, the rise of political correctness, gender politics, weaponisation of social media, welfare and health services over stretched, extreme polarisation of parties and demography. Personality politics is rampant … Continue reading How easy to predict the future!