“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”

Brexit – Bercow’s Coup and Britain’s Destruction

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances…. Shakespeare – As You Like It. I have enormous respect for politicians.   After all I once wanted to be one. They have a difficult and often thankless task.   Those in the media and the general public who regard our political leaders as worthy only of … Continue reading Brexit – Bercow’s Coup and Britain’s Destruction

The Great Deception – Part 11 – The Awkward Partner…and Mrs Thatcher

Continuing our review series in which we attempt to make some sense of Brexit: Chapter 10 of The Great Deception is one of those chapters that revealed to me so much fascinating information that at the end I just wrote ‘Wow’…but before we get on to that here are some of the best articles on Brexit over the Christmas New Year Period. My favourite is this brilliant … Continue reading The Great Deception – Part 11 – The Awkward Partner…and Mrs Thatcher

The Great Deception Part 6 – The Rocky Road to Rome

The Great Deception – Part 5 – “The First Government of Europe” Brexit Update Each week we take a brief look at what has happened in the week and post some of the best articles on the subject – before continuing with our review of The Great Deception).  Another week of chaos, rumours and threats.  The French suggesting they could block Calais, the Brits suggesting that … Continue reading The Great Deception Part 6 – The Rocky Road to Rome

An Open Challenge to Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP Leadership

I have been throughly disappointed and depressed at much of the response to my articles on the EU.  I hate group think and soundbites, on whatever side and yet that is what I have been largely faced with.  I know that there are thoughtful SNP politicians and supporters who have considered these things and come up with a different point of view to mine (let … Continue reading An Open Challenge to Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP Leadership

Why I’m Leaving …

The deed is done. After reading literally hundreds of articles, books, e-mails and posts about the subject – I have finally, finally decided. I was inclined to vote out, but was not ideologically committed to it and I realized it is a big decision so I decided to spend a lot of time reading, investigating, thinking and praying. I have read and watched some excellent … Continue reading Why I’m Leaving …

European referendum – The TIPPing Point

European Referendum – The TIPPing Point. (Once you have finished reading this article – such has been the response that I have had to write this follow up – The EU Referendum – Rushed, Ill Thought Out and Extreme!) Also see this Fishing for Brexit And a recent edition especially on the democracy aspect – The Dangerous Democratic Deficit – Scotsman Article – June 9th 2016 The time … Continue reading European referendum – The TIPPing Point

Quantum of Solas 14 – 2014 – Jan to April – Latvia, Ukraine, Malaysian Airlines, Ebola, Boko Harem, SSM, Pete Seeger and other famous deaths.

In this – the first of a three part review of 2014 we look at Latvia | Ukraine interview | Malaysian flights | Ebola | Boko Haram kidnapping girls | Same-sex marriage UK | Pete Seeger, Ariel Sharon, Tony Benn, Fred Phelps & Mickey Rooney. http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/2014/12/quantum-of-solas-14/ Continue reading Quantum of Solas 14 – 2014 – Jan to April – Latvia, Ukraine, Malaysian Airlines, Ebola, Boko Harem, SSM, Pete Seeger and other famous deaths.

Tony Benn – Lessons for Christians, Politicians and Secular Humanists

Tony Benn – Lessons for Christians, Politicians and Secular Humanists Published in Christian Today http://www.christiantoday.com/article/tony.benn.lessons.for.christians.politicians.and.secular.humanists/36231.htm   (Photo: Isujosh) Tony Benn Today I am in mourning. Another key person in the country I grew up in has died. Tony Benn (aged 88) had the unusual distinction of being regarded as a national treasure even before he was dead! The facts about him are easily accessed and … Continue reading Tony Benn – Lessons for Christians, Politicians and Secular Humanists