Yesterday I blogged with a request for help understanding what is going on with the NHS Bill so I could try to work out if it is something I need to genuinely worry about, and if so, whether there is something that I should be doing about it. I like the fact that there is … More Attempting to untangle the NHS bill
A wise man is one who knows he knows nothing Okay, so I’m a woman, but I strive to be wise and here I am, risking ridicule, admitting how little I really know about the NHS and current conversation about the Health Reform Bill. But before you turn your nose up at my ignorance, please … More Save the NHS?
It’s January. January sucks. It’s still cold, it’s still dark early, Christmas is over and summer still seems far away. It’s easy to feel glum in January, that’s why today, with the sun shining, I decided to re-open my eyes to the world and make sure that I was appreciating the little things. Even mundane … More Beauty all around us
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead I thought that I would start with that quote, it’s a nice positive thought, something to remember at times like these. It’s the start of the new year and we’re meant … More Making change
So I’m probably going to get slammed for this, by some people, but I can’t be the only one who listened to the Today Programme this morning and got angry. It started with a piece asking why “The Media” isn’t covering the famine in Somalia any more (maybe there are only so many images of … More How early is too early? 9/11 anniversary fatigue
I made it, I found all ten Williams that I was challenged to find and interviewed them to find out who they were, and why were they out and about in the royal wedding crowds. (Well, all apart from the two-year old) Without further ado, let me introduce Will, Will, Will, William, Will, Billy, William, … More Good Will Hunting
5pm, The Mall, the night before the royal wedding Hair up, tiara on, wedding dress in bag, I ventured to the Mall. St John’s Ambulances lined up in a street beside the Mall. TV crews set up their kit half way up the steps to Waterloo Place. People were split into groups of no-nonsense Londoners … More My Royal Wedding