Consensus44

Thinking Your Way Through a Labyrinth of Contemporary Issues

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

Macbeth the Opera at Leeds Grand

“The ‘Scottish play’ had its genesis at a time of revolutionary upheaval and religious strife, the time of the Gun-powder plot, and the coming to the throne of James I, a Scotsman with a Catholic for a wife”

April 18, 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 · Leave a comment

Alfred The Great and the roots of England

The Anglo-Saxons (who founded what is now England) were Germanic immigrants themselves to British shores. The most famous of the Anglo-Saxon rulers was Alfred of Wessex, known as ‘The Great’. … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

An experience of understanding empathy.

  So often I find many of my friends and family unwell or sick. So often I say ‘I hope you get better’. Yet do I really mean this? Well … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Mystic interpretation of the Verse of Light

So below is the typed up Appendix 8 of the Abdullah Yusuf Ali English translation of the Quran. In his translation Yusuf Ali would write introductions before every Surah to … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

“Who is Allah”, my thoughts

I came across quranangel, a blogger who writes about her insight into spiritual matters, Quranic verses, and worldly matters as well, and I quite like the insight she brings to … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 3 Comments

We the People Should be Afraid of Trumpism Becoming the State Ideology in America, But We Have the Power to Keep It From Happening

  I am afraid of Donald Trump becoming President of the United States. Are you? If you are, you still have the power to keep it from happening . . … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · 1 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
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