CURRENT AFFAIRS

NATIONAL PRIDE?…..

Quote. “When I first started travelling, it took me a while to realise that not everybody wanted to be American.  They were quite happy being French, British, Indian or whatever” PlaneJane. Yesterday the Scottish National Party launched their campaign to persuade the Scottish people to vote “yes” to Scottish Independence in the upcoming referendum on 18th … Continue reading

Thoughts of the week.

Sitting in the chippie queue and thinking….

…..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

Thoughts of the week.

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