…..I am confused about all this business in Syria. Why was Dave (David Cameron) standing up in parliament trying to persuade the British MPS to sanction “military action” ie. Bombing Damascus? The the images of the people and (especially children, ) damaged by the chemical weapons Assads forces are alleged to have used, are shocking … Continue reading
Category Archives: Thoughts of the week.
Baby boomers.WHEN DO YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A LITTLE OLD LADY
We have just had a couple of days in a place 35 miles away, called St-Annes-on-Sea. which (surprise!) is at the seaside. In true English summer mode, it drizzled for two days leaving us with limited options for entertainment. We sat in the comfortable hotel and read our books. We swam in the excellent … Continue reading
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
Since 2004, there has been something called Civil Partnerships in the UK. Where same sex couples can enter into a legal committed relationship in front of a registrar and have the same legal rights and responsibilities as any other married couple. Everybody I know refer to them as “married” and call the partners, “husband” wife” or ” spouse” Most people have … Continue reading