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March 19, 2019

Gender neutral changing rooms

A discount clothing store has installed gender neutral changing rooms in a couple of its stores. If I’m being pedantic…

March 16, 2019

Life, Farm Work and War – William ‘Whistler’ Downer born 1882

The following article was written for the Isle of Wight Farmers Journal, 1st November 1970. It gives an insight into…

March 14, 2019

Assisted Dying

Firstly, this is a very emotional topic, which everybody will have their own opinions on. People will base their thoughts…

peeing boy statue
March 13, 2019

NHS – My Suggestions!

Yesterday I visited the emergency department of my local NHS hospital as a ‘walking wounded’. Now I know the NHS…

March 7, 2019

Chlorinated chicken – what’s the big deal?

Chlorinated chicken is a term used to describe chicken that has been dipped or washed in water that contains chlorine…

Photo of young children holding sign reading - we are the future
March 4, 2019

Single parent families – cut them some slack?

A young mother is out in the sunshine with her baby and toddler, hooped earrings glinting in the sun, the…

March 2, 2019

Transporting Freight by Waterway

The UK’s clean air strategy looks to reduce emissions from many sources with emissions from domestic homes, industry, farming all…

cat stuck in tree
February 28, 2019

Fire and Rescue Services Saving Animals

I have been reading a report that 8 fire personnel in Germany responded to a call to save a trapped…

is there an alternative to car transport
February 24, 2019

Is there an alternative to car transport?

At the end of September 2018 there were 31.6 million cars licensed for use in Great Britain. Surprisingly the average…

ISIS girl - I want to come home
February 17, 2019

ISIS girl – I want to come home

A news story has broken in the UK regarding a 19 year old woman – heavily pregnant, alone, two previous…