Looking Forward To Summer

We’re finally coming to the end of February, and after a pretty grey, but uneventful Winter, we can finally begin to look forward to longer days, and perhaps the promise of a little more Sun light.  Yes I’ve probably just gone and put the kibosh on a good Summer, but there we go, I’ve gone…

A Lick of Paint and It’ll Soon Be Home Sweet Home

You know what it’s like when you move in to a new place.  There’s the anticipation, then there’s the horrible bit, humping the furniture, those boxes of nick-nacks that you’ve accumulated from God knows where over the years.  Then it’s all hands on-deck to get the new place up to scratch and looking all caz…

Governments Ignore E-Petitions At Their Peril!

Jeremy Hunt e-petitionWith thousands of people already feeling dislocated and uninterested in the political process, the rise in popularity of the e-petition system should be a cause for celebration.  The internet has become the first port-of-call for a host of interest groups, charities, journalists and individuals to highlight issues as diverse as hospital closures to tax…

Zika Virus Could Become Catastrophic by October

Professor Peter J. Hotez who has a long and distinguished career in tropical diseases has warned that unless action is taken  on the spread of the Zika Virus now, we could see a catastrophy in 9 months time.  He warns World leaders, governments and health organizations against ‘dithering‘ in order to try and avert an…