REFUGEE CRISIS: A MORAL CHOICE

I find this article by Bishop Nick Baines thought-provoking. The Prime Minister has been clear that the UK’s response to the refugee crisis has to engage both head and heart. He is right. To divorce one from the other is not a good thing to do. It has also been argued that policy should not […]

TERMINALLY ILL – BUT NO TO ASSISTED DYING

 I’ve quoted from Michael Wenham before.  There is no substitute for listening to the people whom the law would most affect.  This is from the Telegraph – whole article, with videos, here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/assisted-dying/11857749/Michael-Wenham-Im-terminally-ill-with-motor-neurone-disease-but-I-still-dont-want-assisted-dying-in-Britain.html?fb_ref=Default Stop press:  the assisted dying bill has just been rejected in Parliament by 330 votes to 118. I’m terminally ill, but I […]

WIDECOMBE FAIR

Yes – THAT Widecombe Fair!  Held yearly in September at Widecombe in the Moor on Dartmoor.  Hub and I decided we had to go.  The weather was lovely, breezy and sunny, and we left the car at a well-organised car-park at the top of the moor and caught buses with everyone else, as the roads […]