Category Archives: Leadership

Aberfan……a lost generation of children

Half a century of grief poured out of the small town of Aberfan yesterday as it remembered a generation lost when a coal tip slid on to their school. Among the 144 people killed on October 21, 1966, were 116 … Continue reading

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Shimon Peres…….possibly Israels greatest politician and leader (1923 – 2016)

  Shimon Peres was born on August 2, 1923 (some sources say August 16, 1923), in Wieniawa, Poland (now Vishniev, Belarus). In 1997, he became acting prime minister when Yitzhak Rabin stepped down. Peres was elected the Prime Minister of … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa…..”responsible for innumerable deaths, untold suffering and proud of it”

The canonisation ceremony  of Mother Teresa is due to take place at Vatican on Sunday after the church fast-tracked her for sainthood. Heads of government and various dignitaries will travel to Rome for the ceremony with something like six hundred … Continue reading

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Eddie Izzard….man(?) of the people

Over the years we have become accustomed to Eddie Izzard supporting all things Labour and he has a propensity for self publicity that few can match. Unfortunately, Eddie has a track record of backing “wrong uns” (as we say in … Continue reading

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A Hospital Visit……………….another reflection!

You will note that from my previous blog on this matter dated 9 November 2015 that I was a little critical about some aspects of the NHS experience I had when I visited my daughter in hospital. It was only … Continue reading

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The Police and Political Correctness……………….

Imagine coming home, to find your front door splintered and bashed in by a burglar. But imagine finding that they have crossed the threshold: that your home has been violated, your belongings ransacked, some of your most valued possessions stolen. … Continue reading

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10 Most Powerful Women in the World (plus 1)

Who are the most powerful women in the world? Forbes released the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list today, and here are the top 10. Women in politics have topped this year’s Forbes’ 100 most influential women list. From an initial … Continue reading

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