Monthly Archives: February 2010

Falkland Islands sovereignty

A curious case of a country 300 miles away claiming sovereignty over islands of no previous relationship in the middle of an ocean. All over the world are islands populated by various peoples, some who’ve been there as long as time … Continue reading

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Not the party of the mainstream majority

Gordon Brown announced the Labour election slogan ‘A future fair for all’ yesterday and said the Conservatives ‘are not the party of the mainstream majority’. An interesting statement about the mainstream majority. At the last election Labour got 38% of … Continue reading

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The moral maze – insurance companies

People speak of companies and their morals. Banks have been getting a bad time lately in this department for the levels of salary their staff are paid, yet this doesn’t directly effect most people. Unlike the way banks, building societies … Continue reading

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Fit for purpose?

Time of year to be thinking about getting over Christmas. Wonder why we buy so much chocolate at Christmas. My own worry is more about clogging up the veins as weight isn’t much of a problem.  I know I can … Continue reading

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US signalling its decline

I was watching Dan Snow with his show about the power of the Royal Navy and it was apparant that the willingness to spend money on the future was the key to Britains success in the 18th and 19th centuries. … Continue reading

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John Terry – England Captain

Should John Terry remain England captain is a question in the papers and many are saying he should resign. His wife and Wayne Bridge might have something to say but my own opinion is that he should remain England captain after a … Continue reading

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Adverts for emigrants

In the last few weeks there have been property TV shows about housing in Australia and New Zealand seeming to be encouraging emigration. One of them even lists the vacancies at the end.  Are these sponsored by the Australian Government?  Seems an odd … Continue reading

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