Thinking Your Way Through a Labyrinth of Contemporary Issues

Collapse is in the air

Everywhere we look in the Western World we see crisis and decay. The very foundations of democratic belief in the system that has reigned supreme look not only shaken, but … Continue reading

May 21, 2018 · 2 Comments

I’m not voting Corbyn

I’m not supporting Corbyn. There I said it. It’s been coming for a while, since the Brexit vote if I’m honest. I supported Corbyn, I campaigned for Corbyn, I canvassed … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

A New Spin on Orwell’s 1984

I experienced a fresh adaptation of George Orwell’s classic 1984 at West Yorkshire Playhouse. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan are the people responsible for the creation of a new theatre … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Julain Assange, and the reality of Swedish extradition.

I’ve been following the three most talked about whistle-blowers since I first heard about them – Edward Snowden the former NSA employee who is still languishing in Russia, after revealing … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Drums of War

There has been much said in the past few weeks since Paris, there has been much said and now there is much being done. Or about to be done. The … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Part-time work in the UK and why Job seekers allowance doesnt work.

    Part -time work in the UK. The 2008 economic crash is supposedly over, yet what has that meant for the transformation of business’s approaches to employment. Well we already … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

A New Way?

I learnt something new from the campaign of Jeremy Corbyn. I’m a sore loser and I find it hard to accept I’m wrong. I’m stubborn and quite an idiot sometimes. … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Britain: Inequality, Status Anxiety and our Hesitant Reaction to the Refugee crisis

“it is then understandable for people at the lower end of society (financially) to feel concern towards an influx of refugees”

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment


I’m sat here listening to a piece by the late John Tavener, it’s called Funeral Canticle and it is a masterful piece on it’s own, just off its technical merits. … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Jermey Corbyn’s ascent would keep many of us interested in politics – Opinion column.

Stretch your mind back to May the 7th. Do you remember watching the TV debate on the general election and it briefly looking promising – assuming you are a Labour supporter or for that matter … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment
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