This general election is about humanity

Just for the moment, forget policies and even the general election, and let’s look at humanity. It’s been said many times, ‘elections are not about personalities’, and every time, they are wrong. If you want to experience a world devoid of personality and humanity and based solely on policy, take a trip to your local […]

The despicable powers that be and us

It was a huge shock to lose a good friend and campaigner on Monday 1st January 2017. I spent the day in and out of tears, but as the day unfolded I was astonished to realise the extent of her reach and the number of lives she had profoundly touched. It was typical of Denise […]

When the going gets tough the Tories throw a pity party

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,402 Thursday 14 April 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Pity you poor Tories, trapped in a world of wealth and privilege that’s none of your making (just inherited) and not your fault. As Charles Moore said in the Telegraph, “David Cameron’s fate is to be caught in the […]

UK government £1 billion investment in coercive programming

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,355 Saturday 27 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Let’s get one thing absolutely clear from the outset, therapy is only therapy if it is client led, if the practitioner has a pre-existing agenda it is ‘coercion’ and whatever practices employed to achieve that coercive agenda are ‘programming’. […]

This sick robbery must end

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,348 Saturday 20 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, It’s strange, a few weeks ago I retired, it was a good feeling for a few days until I realised that nothing had changed, everyone still wants their pound of flesh. Two months before retirement I was called in […]

Time for a pay hike for all MPs, it’s only fair

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,343 Monday 15 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I note that some MPs are due a third pay rise on top of the 10% last July and a further 1.3% hike this coming April. Half the eighty MPs who help chair meetings are apparently set to get […]

The Tory government that turns our lives into chaos!

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,257 Saturday 14 November 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I really have to wonder how this country is ever going to recover from your brutal and increasingly dysfunctional government. You might not be interested in personal cases but I am going to give you one any way, mine. […]