No Country for this Old Man

I sometimes wonder if I’m living in the right country. I wake up, and it seems that as soon as I connect to the ‘world’ via any media – be that radio, TV, or even Twitter and Facebook – I am confronted by some pretty uncomfortable and...
The Flag.

The Flag.

Sunset The cloth flutters on its post in the evening breeze high above the gathered heads below. The waning rays of a hot tropical sun illuminate the patchwork of blue, red and white from behind, bestowing upon it a strange spiritual form in contradistinction to its...
God, Harry and St George? Part 1

God, Harry and St George? Part 1

This part 1 of a 5 part series. How do you feel…?   When Nigel Farage talks about ‘picking up a rifle’ if Brexit is not delivered, do you cheer along with his audience? When the Queen is on the telly, do you feel a surge of emotion, of patriotic pride? When you see...