UK austerity – The lights went out.

Local councils in the UK are having to adapt to the most brutal cuts in government funding. Policing, household rubbish disposal, education and all sorts of other things come out of a budget that relies on a council tax, which most people pay, mine for instance is £750 a year. There is also a proportion … Continue reading UK austerity – The lights went out.

The charities scam.

Craig Murray's brilliant essay covering the Kinnock family and charities in general intrigued me so much I did a little research on the subject. First of all, I observed how charities worked when my parents were alive. Once a donation had been given, the resulting communication from them was nothing short of harassment. The repeated requests for … Continue reading The charities scam.