All posts tagged government

Mindful Travel: How to be a respectful tourist

In recent years, travel to far-flung corners of the world has become more and more common, with 2018 seeing a record 1.4bn international tourist arrivals, a 6% increase from the […]

Legalising Cannabis

East London, Mile End.  Friday afternoon. The smell of cannabis hangs in the air. Nothing new, surely we have all been exposed to the drug at one point or another […]

The devastating fires destroying the Amazon Rainforest

I believe I speak for most of us when we all reacted with utter shock, anger and torment after hearing about the devastating wildfires in the Amazon Rainforest. But the […]

Jamal Khashoggi – Freedom of Speech

Jamal Khashoggi was a former Saudi journalist and dissident who was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Although I have only become familiar with Khashoggi after his death, […]

London Bridge is Falling Down.

  While London Bridge may not actually be falling down, our city is definitely falling. Falling down the dark hole of Brexit. Falling down the sickening hole of knife violence. […]

Ebola and the DRC

Many of us woke up to the news of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) have situation reports on the current […]

Yet Another Pensioner Becomes Frustrated With Government Votes

Enfeebled as she was, I have no doubt that May very well may have been expecting a majority on an alternative to her Withdrawal Agreement this evening. Once again, expectations […]

Incarceration And Psychosis

‘I can hear the shouting before I’ve even cleared the gate. Disorganized obscenities and threats mix with stern warnings. There’s fear in everyone’s voice. A patient with mental illness, scared […]

A Time for Action or an Action for Time?

This Friday will mark exactly 4 weeks until Britain’s intended departure date from the EU. Are we ready? Well, short answer – yes, with an if; long answer is no, […]