Category Archives: ADVENTURES

The Great Record Revival

On a weekend away in Scotland, more often then not, one usually ends up traipsing round the nearest town or village to where you are staying in the rain. Last Saturday was no exception and waking up to a stormy

Allotments and Social Trends

When I turn the key to unlock the shed, then step inside and smell the recently treated timber, I feel a weight lifting from my shoulders and a sense of peace coming over me.  This happens each time I arrive

Hate Crime Laws Should Protect Everybody.

Recently there has been a wave of anti-terror laws introduced and new ASBO criteria included in order to clamp down of the spread of racial hatred on the Internet. Just yesterday David Cameron announced that ‘hate preachers’ should be silenced

Charity and Sport

It was poignant moment that will stay etched in the minds of many of the over a billion people who were estimated to have been watching. As the world held its breath with excitement and anticipation of the events that

How Many U-turns Will The Liberal Democrats Be Prepared To Do?

On Friday evening Danny Alexander appeared on Channel 4 news offering somewhat of an apology and policy u-turn on behalf of the Liberal Democrats for what was one of the most unpopular policies of the coalition government, the Bedroom Tax.

Better Rights for Transgender People

Last week a transgender woman lost her appeal at the high court to receive her state pension at the age of 60 like every other woman in the country does. The woman, a committed Christian, chose to honor and stay

Too little is being done to stop homophobia in sport.

As the closing ceremony drew to a close, and the hands of friendship had been shaken, focus then shifted to the competition between the finest sports men and women of the commonwealth.   But for some, before a single starters gun

We Need a new Approach to Social Care!

Just the other week, a care worker was sentenced to four months in prison, and another two given suspended sentences, for their roles in a catalogue of mistreatment and abuse of people with Alzheimer’s disease at a care home in

Give disabled people support to live, not right to die

Give disabled people support to live, not right to die ‘Thousands of disabled people live valuable and productive lives given the right support’   by DAVID REILLY    2014 WITH the House of Lords to consider today the Assisted Suicide

Why Should Disabled Vote YES in September?

With now less than 10 weeks to go until the Independence referendum in September, and both sides of the argument will no doubt step up their efforts to try and attract votes from all corners on society across Scotland.  Campaigning