I have spent several days feeling the need to write something about how I am feeling about what has been happening in the world in the last 11 days. I … Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day, it’s Still Relevant

What irritates me about International Women’s Day, is the need some women have to show their dismay for the day, claiming it is no longer needed, or laughably that it … Continue Reading →

Terrorism Has No Religion

  Today I was accused of essentially being discriminatory towards someone because I didn’t accept their opinion. Which has happened before, despite my very public stance against discrimination of any … Continue Reading →

We Were All Refugees Once

I was on my way to pick my daughter up from school when I walked passed two elderly ladies that were talking. “I heard that they want to house refugees … Continue Reading →

Did Jyoti Singh Pandey Die For Nothing?

Imagine being a fifteen year old girl, I know I don’t miss what being a teenager brought with it, the heartache, the hormones, getting used to periods and getting breasts, … Continue Reading →

The (de)Evolution of Marriage

As a race humanity finds it far too easy to hate. Whether it is because of a difference in skin colour, sexual orientation or religion, it seems it is far … Continue Reading →

Never let hatred win

I was listening to the radio in the car on Monday morning, Radio Scotland to be more specific, and in light of recent tragic events in France the subject of … Continue Reading →

Lest we forget, 70 Years on from D-Day

  Seventy years ago today thousands lost their lives, and thousands upon thousands more put their own lives at the highest of risks so that we could be free. Operation … Continue Reading →

A Lesson In History

Life is full of choices. Every day we wake up to a wealth of opportunities, decisions, or choices determining where we go, that day, that week, that year. Some are … Continue Reading →

Terrorism, fear and the herd

“Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.” –          Bertrand Russel I was in Norway on the … Continue Reading →