Category Archives: Society

Labour’s plan to close libraries in Enfield is dangerous and disgraceful

As I predicted, the Labour administration in Enfield has chosen to close three libraries, targeting some of the poorest parts of the borough. Libraries are an absolutely essential service, but we knew that there were likely to be problems when … Continue reading

More cute cats!

These are the very lovely Bobby and Benjy – my mother’s two very, very naughty, but cute cats! Enjoy… And this is them outside in the garden…

Should we really be involved in the conflict in Libya?

Let me preface this by saying that I am incredibly proud of our Armed Forces, and came very close to joining the Army myself after university. I think that to serve in the military is one of the noblest professions, … Continue reading

Colonel Bob Stewart MP speaking in Enfield!

One of my favourite public speakers – Colonel Bob Stewart DSO MP – is coming to Enfield to speak at the annual Chase Ward dinner on April 12 and the excitement is building! Col. Bob is now the MP for … Continue reading

Dr Who Christmas Special: A Christmas Carol – soundtrack for my Xmas 2010

What a wonderful Christmas this has been this year – great food, great wine and great company. The piece de resistance for me was the beautiful song sung by Katherine Jenkins in the excellent Dr Who Christmas Special – A … Continue reading

Marriage: A moving story that warms the heart…

A friend shared this story with me on Facebook this morning, and I found it quite moving. I do not know if it is a true story, nor do I know who wrote it, but I wanted to share it … Continue reading

My letter to the Enfield Independent seems to have upset Labour

Despite the obvious and overwhelming public opposition to the Tube strikes currently blighting London, Enfield’s Labour Council refuse to acknowledge the negative impact that they are having on our residents. Instead of reconsidering their position, they have chosen, through Councillor … Continue reading

Enfield’s Labour administration puts the wishes of the Unions first and refuses to condemn the planned autumn Tube strikes!

Like many thousands of people who live in Enfield, I rely on London’s extensive public transport network to travel to work in Central London each day and I am alarmed to hear that RMT/TSSA have announced plans for more strikes … Continue reading

George Osborne; The Economic Enforcer

For too many years, the Labour Government under the guidance of Gordon Brown ran the British economy at a deficit, using borrowed money to create jobs in the public sector as part of the the largest programme of gerrymandering ever … Continue reading

The ecstasy, then the agony!

I rushed home from the Mayor’s Garden to run some errands and grab supplies before settling down to watch what I had expected to be a glorious England victory over the USA. With so much talk about the special relationship, … Continue reading