Category Archives: Political comment

Observations on current political issues

Changes

Change versus progress When I started to write this blog post about changes and progress, I felt a bit like a real life incarnation of Victor Meldrew whilst at the same time trying desperately not to fall into grumpy old man syndrome. There have, undoubtedly, been many changes that are progress. As just one of those… Read More »

Does an exhibition have to inspire directly?

Art exhibition observations At last week’s Writers Group Meeting the day’s writing challenge was to look at the adjacent art exhibition and write about one of the pictures. However, faced with a selection of paintings that didn’t particularly inspire me to write based on their subject content, I pondered on the work by the first artist… Read More »

The transient internet revisited

Internet attacks crash computers Internet and computer failures spread chaos across the world beginning last Friday (12th May) as a criminal, or criminal gang, released a malware virus to hijack and hold computer systems to ransom. A much bigger problem than the one I covered last year with my article for the BACOMM course blog… Read More »

Happy New Year / Delville Woods

2017 – Happy New Year This first blog post of 2017 was to have begun, as it does in the heading, by wishing readers a Happy New Year for 2017 and then continuing solely with this content about my writing. However, as you will see later, computing issues continue to aggravate hence the additional material… Read More »

RBS and Brexit

RBS and Brexit Why the simplicity on this important issue? Watching the recent news story coverage of RBS and Brexit I felt that most journalists got it wrong. In simplistically reporting this as a short-term item, they seriously missed the point. I voted  remain and will do so again if we get a second chance… Read More »

Politicians lies

Politicians lies / finishing UNI I started this blog as part of a University course (BACOMM Bournemouth). That has now finished, a time to reflect whilst awaiting the results.  Over the three years I interacted with many EU Citizens from outside the UK both as lecturers and fellow students, a positive outcome, for all. Was the course worth… Read More »