What’s in a chicken-box?

“It is equally crucial that we invest more in support services within communities and for parents who might be struggling to keep their children out of gangs.” Continue Reading

Being a ‘Lame duck’ leader doesn’t have to be lame

Yesterday, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, won a vote of confidence held among her parliamentary colleagues with 200-117 tally. While the 117 figure looks rather high (because it is), I’m surprised it wasn’t higher given the unfortunate election campaign… Continue Reading

Time to Rethink School League Tables?

An investigation by the Times revealed how some schools have been manipulating the system in order to maintain a higher league table ranking.  It found that “almost 13,000 teenagers did not have results recorded in league tables last year despite appearing on their… Continue Reading

Change of mind in a democracy does happen…but

The range of opinion on the EU referendum outcome of 23 June 2016 is as varied as there are trees in the amazon. One of the key debating points being broached by those against the referendum outcome is for a… Continue Reading

A Westminster crisis made in Hollywood

  The saying that ‘When America coughs, Britain catches a cold’ has never been more apt. This week, senior political figures in Westminster have either been suspended by their political parties, stood down from positions of high authority due to… Continue Reading

What do Politics and Football have in common?

You know your days are numbered the moment fans start chanting your name! Theresa May, the British Prime Minister is now going through the mill that many leaders, especially those in high profile public spaces go through. Just over a… Continue Reading

Day 7 of 7 #ShareTheGood

A great teacher once responded to His followers some 2000 years ago after they came to ask Him “who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven”, said He, “Unless you become as these little children, you cannot see the… Continue Reading

Day 6 of 7 #ShareTheGood

In my one man effort to take on the wholesale industry of online negativity and pessimism, a few important things have thus far emerged. Firstly, if you want to find the good, you have to search for it and secondly,… Continue Reading

Day 5 of 7 #ShareTheGood

I have a dream. It is a dream borne out of a firm belief in the genius of human imagination. The type of imagination that built the great pyramids in Africa. The imagination that built great machines which now plough… Continue Reading

Day 3 of 7 #ShareTheGood

Elephants are among the most majestic creatures on our beautiful planet. Their gracious sagacious swagger give that impression that makes you want to grow arms long enough to want to hug them in one swoop. Lions might be the kings… Continue Reading

My 7-day experiment in sharing online goodness

This is nothing new but is something that has often bugged me. Check online news and one would be forgiven for believing the world is full of negativity, deluded terrorists, racist xenophobes, moped thieves, peadophiles, greedy bankers and bonkers politicians.… Continue Reading

Conservatives’ working class support overtake Labour’s: New poll show

During the 2015 General Election, I was asked by a CCHQ press officer to write an article for a popular newspaper which targets the African and Caribbean community. It was an invitation to encourage ethnic minority voters to back the… Continue Reading