Category Archives: Peace

June Election 2017 – whither now?

June Election 2017 – whither now? I had a proxy vote for the June Election because I returned to Brazil for my 70th birthday party (some of you may have seen the pictures from that very enjoyable day) so I … Continue reading

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Spring Time – light relief back in England

Spring time Something a little different for my blog today. I just got back from six weeks in Brazil and one of the key reasons for coming back was to enjoy springtime in England. I have been missing the pleasures … Continue reading

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Liberal politics – two generations work down the drain

Two generations work down the drain My blog has been somewhat silent for a while (although I started several posts and then left them unfinished! Not sure if that was laziness or indeterminacy?) – but I feel a need to … Continue reading

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Mandela – Icon of Liberty and Peace

Mandela – Icon of Liberty and Peace I have just been watching the memorial service for Nelson Mandela live from South Africa and, since a couple of my recent posts have been about death, grief and celebrating lives, I felt … Continue reading

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Thatcher legacy debate – final thoughts

Sally N. •Apology accepted Keith. I should have seen the flippancy but, to be honest, I am beginning to resent having to defend my views which are not radical or indeed right-wing. I merely see Mrs T as necessary at … Continue reading

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Thatcher legacy debate – part 4

Emilio Valli •                        Soviet Union. Margaret Thatcher had been inspired by the Solidarity movement in Poland and she wanted to win the Cold War by encouraging the people in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, to rise up. She was … Continue reading

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A belated Journal Post – Political reflection

Hello all…. Let me briefly explain this post for you. It is now 20th February 2013 and I was looking through some old files (trying to find a mislaid file!) and came across the following stuff which I wrote BEFORE I … Continue reading

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