Should Charity Begin At Home? The Future of UK Overseas Aid:

American author James Pickering once declared that he would  “rather help someone who didn’t need it than not help someone who did need it”. This somewhat relaxed, altruistic philosophy doesn’t quite coincide with the views of Britain’s Coalition Government, who appear convinced that the country’s social security system is being abused by many thousands of […]

Filed under: Politics | Posted on October 29th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Marriage In The UK: In Good Shape Or On The Rocks?

Tony Curtis,  the American actor who died on September 29th aged 85, once remarked that he “couldn’t imagine marrying a woman who was old enough to be his wife”. Throughout his life he remained mainly true to this philosophy. In addition to a reputed one thousand  “liaisons” ( including Marilyn Monroe, his co-star in his most […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on October 12th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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