Charles I – Woke History from the BBC

Charles 1 _ Woke History From the BBC  The BBC at its best and worst.  I love history. I love good history.   But that begs the question what is ‘good’ history? It is something that informs, is true and gives as full a picture as possible. I would also add that good history is shot through with humility, intelligence and good writing/speaking. Good history is … Continue reading Charles I – Woke History from the BBC

“A Fertile Land Inhabited by Cowards”

I am sitting in Glasgow airport heading back for Sydney, thankful for a wonderful visit to the Shetland Bible Week  , but sorrowful to be leaving family and friends in a country which is now governed by a parliament led by incompetent, dishonest,  clowns.   If anyone thinks these words are too harsh – just have a look at last night’s pantomime in the UK parliament…orchestrated and … Continue reading “A Fertile Land Inhabited by Cowards”

Quantum 33 -UK Parliament; Michael Jackson; David Steele; Transmania; Church in China; South African SSM; Sex Education; RoboDoc; Australian Technology; Kevin Rudd

This weeks Quantum ranges from Cromwell to Michael Jackson, South Africa to China, Australia to California. We start with the British Parliament and the EU debacle  – and I thought this clip from ‘Cromwell’ was apposite.  We then move on to Michael Jackson and the devastating allegations against him. On the same topic of abuse – it seems as though David Steel covered up for … Continue reading Quantum 33 -UK Parliament; Michael Jackson; David Steele; Transmania; Church in China; South African SSM; Sex Education; RoboDoc; Australian Technology; Kevin Rudd

A Parcel of Rogues – BINO, DINO and the collapse of the UK Parliament

On January the 19th I commented on the ongoing mess in the Uk Parliament – https://theweeflea.com/2019/01/17/why-is-there-chaos-in-parliament/\ Over the past couple of days the predictions made in that article have largely been proved correct.   Personally I take no pleasure in that at all – in fact I am in despair for my country – because I believe we are possibly witnessing the death of democracy in … Continue reading A Parcel of Rogues – BINO, DINO and the collapse of the UK Parliament

Fantasy Politics – Why the SNP are Giving up on Independence – Part 3–Childcare

The story so far!   In part one we saw that the SNP has now become the party of the EU, rather than the party for an independent Scotland. The End of the Dream – Why the SNP Have Given up on Independence – Part 1 In part two we saw how there is an increasingly authoritarian tendency within the party and an inability to allow … Continue reading Fantasy Politics – Why the SNP are Giving up on Independence – Part 3–Childcare