Government Spending Cuts Imperil Future Of UK’s Libraries:

In the age of the internet, do we still need libraries? What’s the point of them if we can now obtain all the facts, figures & details we want online?  According to a Local Government Authority (LGA) financial forecast (reported in the “Guardian on 26th June), if the proposed 28% reduction in central government funding […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on June 30th, 2012 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Tattoos: From A Symbol Of Rebellion To Fashion Statement:

How many tattoos does Robbie Williams (of the pop group “Take That”) have? The answer (an estimated 14) is probably only of interest to his fans, family and also (so it seems) to the British comedian Lenny Henry, who – during the Diamond Jubilee Concert in front of Buckingham Palace on 4th June – made […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on June 14th, 2012 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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