BBC Scotland is no longer fit for purpose and the BBC in London is dominated by right-wingers that seek to ensure that the institution serves theirs and not the people’s interests. The […]
Our 2015 In Scotland Part 1: January to June – A Reminder of ‘Animal Farm’:
As we awaited the bells that ushered in 2015 we could see someone in the misty distance who bore an uncanny resemblance to Alistair Darling. He was dressed as if he was […]
Toughness, Forgiveness and Moving On: Its not what you moan about that counts, it’s what changes that counts.
Apologies for the late night nature of this post – it has been rushed out ahead of time because its contents suddenly became very pertinent to todays events. There will no doubt […]
Sometimes It’s Hard To be A ‘Natural Woman’?: But, #LoveWins If We Recognise There Are Different Ways To Be (Post 2)
This post and the previous one were created in reaction to recent events where I have noticed a creeping and insidious sexism resurfacing in the male-centric Westminster political media. In contrast to […]
Cavemen With God On Their Side: Hope, Equality and The Politics of Change
Many years ago I worked in the North East of England and was lucky enough to have digs with a couple who were involved in the Disability Movement and who were incredible […]
A Long Lost Love or a Serial Abuser – What Is Our Relationship With The Labour Party?
One of Christie Moore’s most famous songs is called ‘Ride On’. The song was crafted by the song writer Jimmy McCarthy (a former apprentice Jockey) and many people have questioned what the […]