Advent – Day 10

Advent - Day 10
Advent – Day 10
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Advent – Day 9

Advent - Day 9
Advent – Day 9

U.S. Election 2016

U.S. Election 2016
U.S. Election 2016

Wow! Brexit all over again.

We 48-ish% need to stay together, stay strong and keep going.

The Human Experiment

The Human Experiment
The Human Experiment

Another day…another group of innocent people killed.

Fighting violence with violence simply isn’t working…it isn’t and never has been the answer. We must look at the big picture: we don’t know how long we’ve got, we’re lucky to be here and we are ONE species. Yes, animals and insects fight each other to the death, fair enough. But we have been given the ‘gift’ of consciousness. We can decide what we do. We can choose our actions. We can rise above our basic instincts if we wish.

At the moment we are choosing to act like simple beasts.

Aylan Kurdi

Aylan Kurdi

I couldn’t believe it weeks ago when the news started coming in about the migrant crisis that was brewing. Not that I was surprised as if it were Phil and I we’d be out of the country on whatever mode of transport we could get on.
Anyway, while we were on holiday we were reading the news and it wasn’t long before pictures of Aylan started hitting our social media streams.
It is terrible that it takes things to get this bad before people rise up and do something.

Anyway, this wasn’t a cartoon I took to lightly but was so angry at the right-wing outpouring of bullshit about it ‘not being our problem’ that I felt that I (and therefore Fred) had to say something. So here it is.

UK Election Result 2015

UK Election Result 2015

The next five years are very, very important. This is a return to the Thatcher years; greed motivated by fear.
I sincerely hope to be proven wrong.