Category Archives: poverty

Where is the love?

A couple of days ago I wrote about my increasing view that respecting those who are voting No is increasingly hard to do. I should say, there is one position I do respect even if it is the polar opposite … Continue reading

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A collection of arguments supporting Scottish independence

A truly excellent piece of work on the issues surrounding the independence debate. One for the Undecided and No voters to have a good read over. http://www.scribd.com/doc/231110876/Scottish-Independence  

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Are you all right, Jack?

A post appeared yesterday within Lords of the Blog, (yes, that’s with an ‘l’), a place where the fair Lords and Ladies of this Great Land can impart their wisdom to us plebs, written by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale, better known … Continue reading

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Low-flying hospital beds

This recent blog by Craig Murray, the former UK Ambassador to Uzbekistan who blew the whistle on the UK’s  involvement with the ‘rendering’ of people to Uzbekistan to be tortured (can I just say ‘boiled alive’ and leave you with … Continue reading

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The UK home buyer

I have a personal, independence related, dilemma and it is one that I suspect many of us might share. When I say ‘us’ I mean those who are in the financial top 40% of the population, the ones who earn … Continue reading

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Fasting and the Furious

I’m a sport scientist (in training) and there is a vogue in health & exercise circles at the moment to voluntarily go without food for the supposed health benefits it brings. It is called ‘fasting’ and there are arguments about … Continue reading

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In Reply to Peter

Peter Bell wrote a lovely article in his blog which I agreed with nearly 100%. Sadly, nearly isn’t quite good enough. Peter, I would like to agree with you 100% because I do agree with you right up until the … Continue reading

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