Extinction Rebellion and Suicide

I woke up, I read the news, and I got extremely p-ed off. A measure that Extinction Rebellion is hoping to employ involves suicide. Now, if this was just a group of adults fighting for something they believe in, fine. I can accept that. I disagree with it, and think they can do a lotContinue reading “Extinction Rebellion and Suicide”

Boris’ Britain vs An Irate Ireland

Northern Ireland was a major issue for the Brexit deal debates, one that no one really seemed to know how to fix. But Boris seems to have found a good deal for Northern Ireland after all the shouting and posturing of the past four years. The new agreement for Northern Ireland means that they willContinue reading “Boris’ Britain vs An Irate Ireland”

Portugal Offers A Helping Hand

With Britain leaving the EU, British travellers to European countries will find themselves in need of medical insurance, and this will really catch a lot of people out. Before now, British tourists were covered by the European Health Insurance Card, aka EHIC. This little card is great! But unfortunately for us Brits, we’re having toContinue reading “Portugal Offers A Helping Hand”

Coronavirus and Cocked Up Legs

Last summer I overdid it with walking to and from work on rough terrain, running about after customers, squatting down to lift heavy boxes, etc, and ended up with a groin strain on both legs. I went to the doctors in October, they diagnosed the problem and said to just rest it, so I did.Continue reading “Coronavirus and Cocked Up Legs”

Will You Take The Bus?

We see it in the news all the time: climate change, global warming, protests, ice caps melting, waters rising, temperature rising, animals dying out…But how much are you willing to change to help the planet? For a lot of people, there is a very distinct limit to what they will and will not do inContinue reading “Will You Take The Bus?”

The Glencoe Slaughter

Glencoe is a poignant tragedy that still marks the Scottish national identity. The memory of those who died there is still strong, despite it being just over 300 years ago, and still has a significant impact on the people today. So what actually happened? It was 1692, in the Scottish highlands. It was remote andContinue reading “The Glencoe Slaughter”

The Future of Anglo-Franco Relations

In the wake of Brexit, the relationship between the UK and Europe has become naturally strained, thus evoking a vast array of concerns from different nations. Today, we are going to examine France’s concerns over a more distant relationship with the UK, and what it could mean for future international exchanges.First, let’s have a glance backContinue reading “The Future of Anglo-Franco Relations”

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