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Aliens

December 6, 2013 1:46 pm0 comments
Aliens

For the life of me I cannot understand the irrational and emotive controversy surrounding the issue of immigration. It seems perfectly logical to me that a nation whose size and available resources deem it fit for an ideal population of 30 million, but instead has one of 67 million and […]

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Conspiracy Of Silence

October 23, 2013 5:45 pm2 comments
Conspiracy Of Silence

‘We now have the moral authority of the world.’ When Aneurin Bevan made this declaration at the inauguration of the NHS in 1948, he clearly believed that a system of universal healthcare was testament to the evolution of a civilised nation. He must also have believed that such a system […]

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Enemy Of The State

October 16, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Enemy Of The State

“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Said Sir Winston Churchill. And he was right. If an enemy of the state wanted to bring a nation to […]

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Perfection: The Deadly Gold Mine?

July 18, 2013 4:42 pm0 comments
Perfection: The Deadly Gold Mine?

We all have our ideas and fantasies of it but what exactly are the lengths that people are willing to go to, to become perfect ? The idea came to me while re-watching the critically acclaimed, Black Swan. The protagonist, Nina Sayers, seeks perfection culminating at the expense of her life. […]

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Oh Danny Boy!

July 30, 2012 8:00 pm0 comments
Oh Danny Boy!

Despite the pessimistic guesses and raised eyebrows at the information that had been leaked for London’s plans to welcome in the 30th Olympic Games, the opening ceremony designed by Danny Boyle was a breathtakingly brilliant vibrant spectacle that encompassed a vast display of everything that is British. While no single […]

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5 A Day – not as difficult to achieve as you might think

June 12, 2012 12:53 pm0 comments
5 A Day – not as difficult to achieve as you might think

Although the 5 A Day scheme may not be that new – it was launched in 1994 to encourage us to increase our intake of fruit and vegetables to benefit our health – there still seems to be some uncertainty about what counts towards it. This was reflected by the […]

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