Go and be fabulous

I was on the phone to my dear friend Eileen the other day and at the end of our usual deep and wonderful, mischievous and iconoclastic conversation she said something in parting that rocked my world. “Go and be fabulous.” No one has ever said anything as astonishing to me in parting and nor has […]

The Tories are ripe for an extinction event

It is not the strongest of a species that survives, nor the most intelligent, it is the one most adaptable to change, that survives. Charles Darwin. The growth of civilisation was made possible because every able bodied person is capable of producing more goods than they need for their own personal survival, bearing in mind […]

Baying for blood, the media

In any, great or small, news event there is an untold story which is blandly accepted as the norm but which is long overdue for change as no longer socially or morally acceptable. The snarling hoards of the corporate and freelance media fall like jackals on anything that smells like a ‘good’ story no matter […]

The people who really run the country…

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,524 Tuesday 16 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, We need an end to the insults towards and exploitation of ordinary people. The world is changing not least through a the medium of communication the like of which has never previously existed via the Internet, social media and […]

Democracy is the bedrock of civilisation

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,498 Wednesday 20 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, Yesterday’s letter was met with a remarkable response on Twitter, “Keith Ordinary Guy – Member of the Labour Party – says it all – how pathetic.” At such times I do feel that for some people the act of […]

The NHS belongs to us!

2nd letter a day to number 10. No 1,424 Thursday 05 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I just thought I’d share this with you which has been shared over 3,500 times on social media, meaning it has outreached to many times that number. It is time Jeremy Hunt got off his backside and, instead of […]