Adventurer Ben Fogle completes Mount Everest climb

Adventurer Ben Fogle completes Mount Everest climb https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/16/adventurer-ben-fogle-completes-mount-everest-climb?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress “A little boy I never got to know. A little life that never got to live. A breath that was never exhaled. His loss changed our lives and I think about him daily… Cradling little Willem to say goodbye, I made a promise to him to liveContinue reading “Adventurer Ben Fogle completes Mount Everest climb”

Independent – Shared Article ‘Vulnerable silenced by ‘draconian’ campaign law, major UK charities warn’

I’m reading Vulnerable silenced by ‘draconian’ campaign law, major UK charities warn via The Independent Daily Edition https://edition.independent.co.uk/editions/uk.co.independent.issue.300817/data/7919256/index.html Why doesn’t this type of behaviour from the Torries not surprise me. ” “We are concerned that it caused many organisations, often representing our society’s most marginalised and vulnerable people, not to engage in the run-up toContinue reading “Independent – Shared Article ‘Vulnerable silenced by ‘draconian’ campaign law, major UK charities warn’”

Liz Sayce: ‘The UK thinks it is a leader in disability rights. But it has a long way to go’

Liz Sayce: ‘The UK thinks it is a leader in disability rights. But it has a long way to go’ https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/15/disability-rights-uk-not-doing-enough?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress “Government has continued to focus on influencing individuals to change their behaviour, rather than influencing the behaviour of employers to open up employment opportunities [to disabled people]. You can’t just keep putting pressure onContinue reading “Liz Sayce: ‘The UK thinks it is a leader in disability rights. But it has a long way to go’”

Corbyn continues on campaign trail towards another chance | Politics | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/11/jeremy-corbyn-labour-campaign-trail-ready-for-another-election#comments This comment states it all: “My generation grew up under governments that believed in full employment and a welfare state. We benefited from decades of struggle, hard won rights that enabled us to have decent wages, decent pensions, own our homes and be cared for when we got old or sick. But then somethingContinue reading “Corbyn continues on campaign trail towards another chance | Politics | The Guardian”

Labour plotters have found a savage way to purge Corbyn voters ahead of leadership election | The Canary

http://www.thecanary.co/2016/07/05/labour-plotters-found-savage-way-purge-corbyn-voters-ahead-leadership-election/ When reading this article open-mouthed, I was both shocked and completely dismayed. Shocked at the thought.  the party I have followed and voted for since being able to vote, almost thirty years. A party which seems to have brought itself down to a level that undermines democracy. Shocked at individual MPs who have, inContinue reading “Labour plotters have found a savage way to purge Corbyn voters ahead of leadership election | The Canary”