Yeap. You read right. I'm fed up with being a human being. For the past, I don't know how many years (ten, is it?), I've sat on my laurels and let myself go. Horrible admission to acknowledge in public, I know. But I've done nothing, been nowhere and seen no one. Nothing of any note at… Continue reading I’m fed up with being a human being
Throughout our shared history, people have pondered the possibility of an omnipresent Being present in our lives. Faith in something that cannot be proved, only through an individual's heart, is an intimate affair. Whether you follow a religion or are simply spiritual in nature, many have questioned "Is there a God?" It is no small question, and it is one that rattles a lot… Continue reading Is there a God?
English people always feel a need to apologise for having pride in their country. I don’t know why that is, because I don’t.England and, in particular, London, is my homeland. I have an English father who lives in Liverpool and a Scottish mother living in Worcestershire, a Welsh step-mother who lives in Leicestershire and an… Continue reading Proud of Your Country – Chapter 5 My Pride
Like it or not, wars are a result of the small things in life. People begin them. People like you and me. People end them. They can begin with a small offence, whether that be between two people in ‘a warzone on the streets’ or between two countries, it is still the same.… Continue reading Proud of Your Country – Chapter 4 People & Places
Bringing us a little closer to our modern day, when we consider what it was like for the population between the World Wars of the last century, we can see the devastation and destruction that it brought to individual lives on a small scale. Thankfully, there are people who live in this world whose sole… Continue reading Proud of Your Country – Chapter 3 Peace and War
Throughout history men (and women) have come up with some captivatingly ingenius inventions to make our lives a helluvalot easier. Let’s face it, apart from the obvious one (the wheel) there are spectacles, mirrors, combs, guns and bombs to name but a few. But though they had long ago said goodbye to the pioneering spirit… Continue reading Proud of Your Country – Chapter 2 Illusion and Enlightenment
Proud of Your Country - a blog in 6 parts (as it's sooooo long, you see) Having just experienced the biggest games on the planet (i.e. the Olympics, London 2012, in case you were asleep), I think this is the right time to post this blog. 1 - PAST & PRESENT Far, far away in… Continue reading Proud of Your Country – Chapter 1 Past and Present