From my mother’s daughter to my mother’s parent.

I never want to hear the words transient ischemic attack (TIA) and Vascular Dementia in my life ever again. Over the course of the last 4-5 years I went from my mother’s daughter to my mother’s parent. I lost my mum mentally a long time before she finally died. She had a stroke back in…

Don’t knock our NHS – Cos we need it.

Our NHS is one of the proudest things this country has… it means affordable healthcare whether you are rich or poor.  It means you don’t have to worry about having to take out Private healthcare and whether that healthcare package covers you for pre-existing conditions or cancer. However our Accident and Emergency Departments are over-whelmed…

Education Shake-Up is what the UK needs.

For a long time I have been of the firm opinion that our education needs a good old shake-up.  I am of the firm opinion that too much emphasis is placed on league tables, SATS and any other monitoring system which is thrown at pupils and teachers. Reading that young children of 7 of put…

59 Dead and 527 Injured… One Massacre too many

This happens to be America’s worst mass killing massacre in history… 59 dead and 527 injured.  Our hearts and souls go out to those injured and to the family and friends who have lost loved ones.  But please don’t tell me that the 2nd Amendment can’t be changed. Can you imagine the carnage …. the…

Climate Change is Real…

Since the industrial revolution we, the people, have been poisoning this planet.. we have been putting toxins and pollutants into this earth and boy are we now facing the consequences of our previous actions. Never in my lifetime, have I witnessed hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, Jose and now Katia forming one after the other.  Bringing…

From a future PM to Transgender Uniforms

Well if this antiquated git becomes PM, I’m packing up and moving… How can anyone think in this day and age it is acceptable to force a woman who has been raped to bear a child?  I don’t believe in abortion being used as a form of contraception and this is where I think the…

Let sleeping dogs lie..

As they say… Now there is nothing cuter than babies and dogs.. especially together.. But sometimes videos like the above one make me want to scream and shout. Dogs need to learn to be around children.. and children need to learn to be around dogs… and one thing that I was very insistent on as…

Wayne Rooney just doesn’t care..

One iota about his wife and kids.  This isn’t the first time that he has romped with another woman, whether they be a granny or a prostitute, he just doesn’t seem to care how much humiliation he puts his wife through as long as he gets laid (to put it bluntly). 2002: Wayne romps with…

 China our only hope

Boris Johnson said  “It’s certainly our view that none of the military options are good…the distance between North Korea and Seoul is very, very small and they could basically vaporise large parts of the South Korean population even with conventional weapons, so that’s not really very easy to threaten or to deliver.”, and boy is he…

Is it time we let Princess Diana RIP?

Yesterday marked 20 years since the world woke up to the news that Princess Diana had been fatally injured in a car crash in a Paris Tunnel.  The nation mourned and her death caused a huge change in protocol with regards to how the Royal family acted. Even though many of us never knew her…

Rhetoric of War Magnifies

Whilst the rhetoric of war increases on a daily basis, life on this planet is getting more uncertain.  We have to put it bluntly, two friggin nutters steering two countries in the direction of a nuclear holocaust. Both men, Kim Jong-un on one side, with his barbaric hand at ruling his country and a narcissistic…