Not once have I heard this debated in recent years. Yet the view of the electorate has never been so diverse. Politicians as a genre are drawn from those of a bossy disposition. They are a sort...
It grieves me deeply to have to write this piece, I am a staunch monarchist as are my forbears & extended family, I hold the Queen’s Commission as did my father & have written extensively  in the...

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I got an email this morning from a follower, an NHS worker - give their email a read and let me know what you think. Name is omitted.Links now working!***Dear Mr Bloom, I work in the NHS. As...

YOUR HEALTH

Greetings and thank you for checking this page out.My intention with this article to disseminate quality information with respect to Coronavirus/COVID-19 and health in general. There is not much point in recommending  people do more independent research, and...
We are all asking this question, we hear the word but don’t understand the meaning. The word is almost globally well received with the exception of Sponsors of the Shanghai  Agreement, so what might be a fair...
Modern Monetary Theory or MMT is supposedly the new kid on the block - espoused by the likes of Paul Krugman, Will Hutton & various other so-called economists - whose claim to fame is a track record...

A New Dark Age

I have been struggling for a reasonable historical analogy to illustrate  where the western democracies are going today. As we have clearly entered a new dark age I do not intend to hypothesise when exactly it happened,...
One of the great historical myths is the American Civil War was fought to abolish slavery. Serious historians know it was neither a civil war, nor was it fought to emancipate slaves. A civil war is about...
There is one thing sure, death & taxes. We are all going to die, we all know that don’t  we ? There are no exceptions. It is why we have car insurance (we might crash) & life...
I wrote my first article for The Army Review in 1982, defence strategy then was straightforward, the Soviet Union was both ideologically & militarily arraigned against the west. NATO held the fort, largely American funded with a modest but...

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