UK – Growing up as I did soon after the start of the decline of the British Empire. My childhood was full of stories about how great the empire was and that it had stretched over quarter of the globe. How we had defeated Evil in the form of Germany both World Wars. More than that there were endless tales about glorious battles won against horrendous odds by heroic British soldiers against hordes of savage natives. Continue reading “Of Ozymandias and Empires Poisoned Chalice”
UK – The party political conference season is upon us again. The season kicked off with the Liberal Democrats holding their conference in Bournemouth.
The Liberal Democrats had planned to use the Bournemouth International Centre, Exeter Way for their Autumn conference, but the general election and their utter irrelevance, required that they had to cancel their booking and look for a smaller venue. Continue reading “Liberal Democrats Party Conference Special!”
UK – It has been in interesting couple of weeks, with the Labour party in the midst of a leadership election. The established Blairite ruling clique has finally discovered just how out of touch they are with the members of the Labour party.