Category Archives: Politics

Spurs Training Ground

I had a productive morning in Enfield North out delivering leaflets and speaking with residents in Chase ward with Cllr Maynard and Cllr Waterhouse. Afterwards, I spent a couple of hours with a resident who lives near the new Spurs … Continue reading

Our beautiful Olympics – our beautiful nation!

London2012 was a triumph in so many ways; an event that reconnected me with what I love about this unique and glorious nation and its people, and made me feel prouder than ever to be British – and to be … Continue reading

The Chav’s Prayer 2012

I saw the original version of this paradoy, and although it is extremely naughty and far from politically-correct, I thought that it was very clever and surprisingly well-written – no idea who wrote the original, but they have excellent writing … Continue reading

The funniest tweet ever!

Today I was reminded why I LOVE the NHS

Today I was reminded why I LOVE THE NHS… Since I had eye laser surgery back in 2000, I have had perfect vision, but occasionally suffer from sore and often red eyes. I attributed this to dryness and time in front … Continue reading

Reflections on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attack in NYC

Today has been a solemn one full of thoughts for those directly affected by the devastating terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre in NYC that took place 10 years ago. Few can fail to remember where they were when … Continue reading

Does striking making sense? I think not.

Let me preface this by saying that I absolutely respect the right of workers to withdraw their labour in protest at their conditions – it’s an essential manifestation of freedom of speech. However, in a modern economy, with generous provisions … Continue reading

Has Twitter has done the right thing for Internet privacy?

I’m intrigued by the negative reaction that some have had to Twitter’s decision to release the personal information of a South Tyneside councillor who had attempted to tweet under a veil of digital anonymity. Twitter’s behaviour is entirely consistent with … Continue reading

President Obama vs. Osama Bin Laden

Now that the world has seen the death of Osama Bin Laden confirmed, it is obvious that President Obama will get a much needed boost for achieving what the two presidents before him failed to do. His decision to focus … Continue reading

Breaking News: Obama confirms that Osama Bin Laden is dead

The alleged architect of the 9/11 atrocity, Osama Bin Laden, has been confirmed dead – killed days ago in a firefight with US-led forces. President Obama has confirmed it in a moving speech highlighting the attack on America nearly ten … Continue reading