Tag Archives: LONDON

What I Learnt This Week During the COVID-19 Pandemic: week ending 3/4/20

From Jamaica I learnt Approximately 4500 incoming passengers who flew into Jamaica during mid March have still to report to the authorities. Concerns that some may have imported cases of COVID-19. Some incomers supplied incorrect contact details on their immigration … Continue reading

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Brexit shows EU the Door: Winners & Losers

You knew it could……but never imagined that it would really happen. Still stunned that we voted to leave the EU. Gutted. Have we let future British generations down? In its immediate aftermath here are some of the winners and losers … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali: Another Positive Influence Gone in 2016

With Muhammad Ali passing away last Friday, he joins a long list of respected influential figures to have died in 2016. That list includes Music: David Bowie, Natalie Cole, Dennis Davies (drummer on Stevie Wonder’s “Master Blaster”), Keith Emerson, Glenn Frey, Leon … Continue reading

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London Bombings 7 July 2005 – A decade on

7 July 2005 is one day when those in London at the time will never forget. That morning I was still on a high from news the day before that Stratford, East London had won the bid to host the … Continue reading

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More Immediate Elections for the British Labour Party

A week following the Labour Party’s loss at the UK general elections, a new leader is needed. Battle has commenced with 4 MPs so far declaring their interest  – Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall and Mary Creagh. Few more MPs … Continue reading

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World (Cup) in Qatar’s Grip?

Qatar’s victory in securing the 2022  football World Cup during the European winter season has cemented their ascendency as a super commercial power. Qatar along with their UAE neighbours in Abu Dhabi and Dubai can be regarded as an economic … Continue reading

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London Faces

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Photos w/c 7 July

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My London Photos of the Week w/c 30 June

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A Tale of Two Killings – Decades Apart

The sad killing of Lee Rigby by two black men has raised racial & religious tensions IN parts of the UK Community. Not surprising the killing has been hijacked by supporters of the English Defence League. But worse still many others – that you would expect better from- … Continue reading

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