Spring Budget: our strong, yet vulnerable economy

The words "strong economy" seem pivotal to every sentence that is uttered by a Conservative party representative, and the phrase appears at every Prime...

EU Referendum: In, out, shake it all about…

I’ll make no bones about this: I think it’s a no-brainer that we should stay in the EU and that the PM committed to...

Cause of Death – Invisibility

This January, my world was touched in some way by the deaths of three people: David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Danny Hackett. Bowie and Rickman, died of...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

No Smoke. No Fire. Still burnt.

Most people in the UK have a general belief that we live in a society that is protected by a robust legal system there...

The Tory/Hunt NHS plan: First the Junior Doctors…

Mission Jeremy Hunt seems to be to alienate NHS staff, starting with junior doctors. Last week he announced that he would be imposing the...

Are we producing too many drama school graduates?

The U.K has some of the finest and most reputable drama schools in the world including RADA and the Central School of Speech and Drama, not...

The Importance of Music Education in Schools

The Ofsted report into music education in schools in the United Kingdom, published November 2013, reported that good music education “reaches only a minority...

Trident: Does it push your button?

The politics of the Trident programme have been used as a political football and used to play on our fears for years. Now more than...

Could another Rickman or Bowie emerge in modern society?

Both Alan Rickman and David Bowie died recently, taken from us by cancer, both aged 69: but that was not the only thing they...