Turkish Protests indicate growing independence of civil society

June 17, 2013 2:28 pm0 comments
Turkish Protests indicate growing independence of civil society

International observers and representatives of the expert community continue to discuss the situation in Turkey, engulfed by a series of protests, which started with a rally in Gezi Park to oppose its demolition as part of a redevelopment plan. This peaceful environmental action turned into a wave of anti-government protests, […]

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You’ve Got to Know Somebody to Be Somebody!

June 7, 2013 9:35 pm0 comments
You’ve Got to Know Somebody to Be Somebody!

Remember when Hollywood was the birth place of stars: you would travel there, get an audition and when you got the part, from then on you were a star. Everybody loved you. That seems such a long time ago now! Now, if you want to be a famous actor, singer […]

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Desensitized to the madness

May 26, 2013 4:32 pm3 comments
Desensitized to the madness

Wednesday saw the report, photos and videos of two extreme Islamists who hacked a soldier wearing a Help For Heroes shirt to death in the town of Woolwich, Greater London – a mere few miles from where I live with my other half. The images were so shocking and horrible […]

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Oklahoma Tornado Kills 91 People

May 22, 2013 11:14 am0 comments
Oklahoma Tornado Kills 91 People

A huge mile wide tornado devastated the small suburb of Moore, Oklahoma on Monday leaving 91 dead and many more injured. Of the 91 at least 20 are believed to be children. Editor’s note: This article was written on Tuesday 21/05 where it was widely reported 91 people had been […]

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