https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ0e5l4iLAQAs a confirmed libertarian you might expect I am hostile to the concept of trade unions. Not at all. It is very libertarian to form a group to bargain with employers for better pay & conditions. What...
Is there, or has there ever been a special relationship between America and Great Britain? Certainly it was something President Obama sneered at, but I suspect this is perhaps his lack of a traditional education rather than any other...
There seems to be a lack of historical perspective concerning the division of opinion in the country today. The great & the good argue, no doubt for their own benefit, it is unprecedented. The Archbishop of Canterbury, surely the...

War Never Works

Perhaps I should say in W S Gilbert style ‘well hardly ever’. When struggling for a theme for my graduation strategy thesis for at the Royal College of Defence Studies I felt a suitable...
The Libertarian Party in the United Kingdom commissioned Godfrey Bloom to give an independent analysis as to the state of our military defences and procurement. For Libertarians, Defence is the only legitimate role of the State, our stance is...
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...
I joined the County of London Yeomanry in 1967, a very callow youth indeed but many of the senior NCOs were Korean veterans. Most national servicemen at the time, Royal Ulster Rifles, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, Gloucesters, (Glorious Glosters) gunners,...

Lord Salisbury

Back in the 1960s Hayek wrote an essay entitled ‘why I’m not a Conservative’. A few years ago I used the title for a lecture I gave to the Cambridge University Conservative Association. I also defeated a motion ‘This House...
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...

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,...

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