Category Archives: Journalism

A ridiculous article in yesterdays FT


When MPs and Ministers or ex Ministers write articles in newspapers they rarely do so in a fully balanced or non-political way. Tragically some of them such as Boris Johnson write comments that are deeply outrageous. One wonders if the … Continue reading

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Government Departments need real leadership


Whilst journalists, broadcasters and commentators are focusing on the nonsensical ideas, statements and behaviour of  Theresa, Jacob and Priti along with Michael and Amber and the lack of them by Jeremy, the reality within most Government departments is they are … Continue reading

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For once I agree with Bill and disagree with Mishal


Its unusual that Bill Cash ever states anything in public that I agree with, however this morning he was interviewed on Radio 4 Today by Mishal Husain and I have to confess he and I are of the same perspective, … Continue reading

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Waste to Wealth demands integrity


Last Thursday Prince Charles as founder and patron of Business in the Community (BITC) convened the “Waste to Wealth Summit” at the Veolia Southwark facility for businesses to attend. Another speaker was Michael Gove and the event was even profiled … Continue reading

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We need more credible national newspapers


I confess that every Monday, around 800 words of my own appear in a weekly column in our local daily newspaper. I therefore am on thin ice in criticising the Sunday Times Newspaper for choosing to limit the words of … Continue reading

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Four months of death, injuries and destruction in Gaza


According to this report from the United Nations, in the last 4 months since the end of March a significant number of people in Gaza have been killed and 100 times as many have been injured. The need for our … Continue reading

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Is part of our society in a state of grief?


Some newspapers treat some of their columnists as jewels in the crown of their paper. Others are grateful to have people write pieces for them every week. A classic example of the jewel in the crown case is this chap … Continue reading

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