Great TV – Our Yorkshire Farm on My5 Watch Again

Great TV – Our Yorkshire Farm on My5 Watch Again Our Yorkshire Farm A TV programme that is truly positive and life-enhancing. You may not be interested in sheep farming as a topic but it is hard not to find the events on this particular farm really interesting – especially if you have ever tried […]

Where has the money gone? Aid budget cut funds arms spending

Where has the money gone? Aid budget cut funds arms spending Cash shortage isn’t just because of covid.  – Biggest arms spending budget for 30 years The UK now has the biggest defence/arms spending budget in Europe. On 19th of November 2020 the government announced the largest military spending budget for 30 years. This amounted […]

Outstanding Sculpture by Brighton Artist, Alison McGechie

Last Saturday (5 June 2021) I went to an exhibition of sculpture in stone, ceramics, wood, and metal by my friend, Brighton artist, Alison McGechie. The exhibition was at the Coachwerks workshop and gallery. Her work is outstanding as you can see by the photographs on this page and more on Alison’s website. Link at […]

Support British Musicians and the British Music Industry

Support British Musicians and the British Music Industry Brexit in practice shows that negotiated arrangements are, in some cases, very unsatisfactory. Something needs to be done to correct problems that should never have arisen. Power is with The European Commission The difficulty now is that the real power to make changes lies with the unelected […]

Shoplifters  – A film I highly recommend

Written and directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda (2018) Winner at Cannes of the Palme d’Or. This is a deep, fascinating, absorbing film that you may find yourself thinking about long after it is finished. Father and son shoplifters returning home on a cold winter night in Tokyo  come across a small girl shivering outside her house […]

Corona Virus, “The impact on children is minuscule in terms of their health.”

Corona Virus, “The impact on children is minuscule in terms of their health.” – Dr Gavin Morgan. Dr Gavin Morgan, an expert in educational psychology at University College London, said the impact of spending a prolonged period out of education was “100 per cent” worse than Covid-19. “We know how important play is for children’s […]