It is with great sadness that the Graham family announces the passing of Richard, who died peacefully at his home in London on 31st of May, 2022.
This is my first blog about Covid, and was a letter for the Guardian. There is a lot of talk about how the reported cases of deaths among those in care have been excessive. The writers seem to think that it is a basic vulnerability among such a predominantly elderly population, but that is only part of the story.[Read more…] about Mean Financial System Caused Care Deaths from Covid
The problem with the British constitution is sovereignty. We let those words “the sovereignty of parliament” trip off our tongues all too easily. We were taught in our constitutional law classes that, in Britain, the Sovereign rules through Parliament; that we are all subject to the rule of law exercised by a sovereign parliament which includes the courts, however independent they may seem. Above all, sovereign power is without limit, and that means no Parliament could be bound by its predecessors. So we can have no entrenched laws and there are no fundamental rights granted above Parliament. In short, we are the subjects of an absolute Parliament. Sadly, that is the cause of our confusion in this modern era.
Ever since people paid to travel in aircraft, the airlines have worried about how to feed them while they fly. For the first eighty years of air travel the answer was ‘on board catering’; basic for economy, and superior for the first class, and later, business class. On long haul it was always recognised that passengers must eat, but on short haul, under three hours, food in flight was minimal. But at least it kept the cabin crew occupied, as safety and security, although an essential function, does not give the crew much to do.
Then along came the ‘budget’ airlines. [Read more…] about The On-Board Airline Sales Charade
My son is 54 years old and has been disabled with a learning disability since he was born. He has been supported through state provided disability benefits throughout his life because there is no possibility of him being able to undertake a wage-earning job.