Category Archives: Charities

Overseas Aid……..and the gravy train continues unabated despite political promises

Aid spending on consultants has doubled to £1billion in just four years including huge bills to hire broadcasters from the BBC and Channel 4, it emerged last night. The vast spending also included £1million for Nigeria, which was shared with US … Continue reading

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Shaker Aamer………….not as innocent as he would like us to believe

I see the hand wringing has already begun at the release of Shaker Aamer, all the”lefties” are screaming injustice and the usual rag bag of hangers on e.g. Corbyn and his cabinet, the Guardian newspaper and “celebrity” supporters have expressed … Continue reading

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Burnley, Macmillan Nurses and “Two Shades of Grey”………………..

So it was off to deepest, darkest Lancashire this morning heading for the illustrious (?) town of Burnley (or West Islamabad as it is known to the locals) for a performance by my friend and colleague who forms one half … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Society – Kirklees Memory Walk (12 September 2015)

On a very wet and grey day I went along the Greenhead Park today to support the Memory Walk and to take some photographs of some of those giving of their time to complete the sponsored walk. A member of … Continue reading

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Camila Batmanghelidjh……………and the “gravy train”

There is a growing furore and incredulity at the behaviour of Camila Batmanghelidjh over the closure of Kids Company, which she presided over as Chief Executive until being asked to “step down” recently. She has conducted interviews with virtually every … Continue reading

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