It's time the UK took China to task and stood up to this agressor
China has directly threatened the UK twice in recent weeks Once over Huawei and more recently on our stance on Hong Kong and offering a route to - [7 July 2020 - 9 comments]
Shamima Begum shouldn't be allowed back in the UK
In the news recently about Shamima Begum, one of three teenage girls to leave the UK for a new life with the Islamic State group. - [17 February 2019 - 12 comments]
Unable to be friends with aloof, unemotional English people
I find English people aloof,they go to great lengths to avoid making new friends especially with anyone different. On the other hand they are very - [20 January 2016 - 16 comments]
Chinese nuclear power plants in the UK will lead to disaster
The impending deal with the Chinese to build new nuclear plants in the UK is an extremely bad idea in my opinion. What if we fall out with China and - [22 October 2015 - 7 comments]
Refugees and immigrants are NOT welcome here in the UK
This is going to sound a little harsh to some, but I'm of the opinion that we shouldn't be opening our arms wide and welcoming in thousands of - [9 September 2015 - 114 comments]
Flying the Union Jack flag upside down
I know not everyone will be aware that there is a right and wrong way to fly our flag The Union Jack, but the big companies and well known brands - [6 June 2012 - 30 comments]
People that moan about the UK all the time
It's one of the things that makes me bang my head against the wall with frustration. Why can't people in the UK just be grateful for what they have - [1 June 2011 - 75 comments]
Are you a European or UK citizen?
I am a UK citizen but never have I felt less so than upon returning to the UK via Heathrow airport. Having spent nearly 2 weeks abroad, returning to - [22 April 2010 - 82 comments]
Disaster: why does food aid take so long to distribute?
The disastrous earthquake rocked Haiti a week ago and we still don't know how many Haitians are affected. The problem is the time it has taken for - [19 January 2010 - 20 comments]
American English by default, what about British?
You Americans really have got some nerve haven't you? I'd have thought the name would give an enormous clue as to the origin of the language. How - [28 October 2008 - 101 comments]
British holidaymakers in Spain
The typical British holiday maker in Spain, don't they make you just want to cringe? Ordering chips with everything with no attempt made to try a - [30 August 2008 - 53 comments]
Welcome to the US, please be paranoid
We have just come back from staying in Las Vegas for a week. My main gripe is that horrendous Green Card we all have to fill in before landing in the - [22 April 2008 - 33 comments]