Category Archives: General

How to really make Britain great again.

the whole question of where Britain ranks in the world economy has absolutely NOTHING to do with whether Britain is great. What matters is whether Britain is becoming more human. Continue reading

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Worried about where your children are going to live?

Worried about where your children are going to live?  You should be. The average house price in the UK is around £300,000, with average first time buyer house price at around £200,000. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/may/16/average-asking-price-first-time-buyer-home-buy-to-let-stamp-duty If a prospective first time buyer has … Continue reading

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Why I will be voting to remain in the EU.

The result of the vote is likely to have little or no impact on me personally, so why do I come across as passionate that we should stay in?  Because I care deeply about the wellbeing and spiritual health of … Continue reading

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A Christian way to stimulate the economy.

Economic growth is seen as a good thing.  More economic activity generates more taxes and so allows the government more money to spend on healthcare, education, and welfare.  Society benefits from extra spend on these issues. But forecasters say that … Continue reading

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David Bowie – The Hysteria, the Sorrow, the Frustration and the Hope

Originally posted on THE BLOG OF DAVID ROBERTSON:
This is my article on David Bowie in Christian Today   – it is slightly amended because I wanted to tidy up a couple of things.  The article came as a result of a…

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How YOU can help achieve affordable rent

Rents are too high. A single person over the age of 21 on minimum wage of £6.50 an hour will earn around £1000 a month, less deductions. Even with the lowest rent prices, half of that will go on rent … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn, the wind of change?

I have just joined the Labour Party, because Jeremy Corbyn has been elected their leader. Many people, including political commentators, seem to think that the election vote was for Corbyn’s policy preferences rather than for the person. But I am … Continue reading

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Financial advice from Money Box Live, or Pope Francis?

I was listening to the radio program Money Box Live last week. They were talking about pensions. It seems that if you delay taking your pension for a year then the amount of your pension increases by about 10% per … Continue reading

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Thank God that the Conservatives won the general election.

What a headline from someone who voted for the Green Party. Why would I say such a thing? And why would I put a picture of David Cameron as my desktop background? The problem with our country is not that … Continue reading

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Get off your bum and stop wasting your life!

Originally posted on The Red Wine Box:
‘Fatigue’ is not a helpful term. People think it just means that you’re really tired. Everyone has felt really tired at some point in their lives. Young parents who haven’t had a proper…

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