Victoria sponge, the sanctity of marriage and the Liberal Democrats – This week in news  

In yet another example of my inability to comprehend the concept of a week I have this week decided to discuss two incredibly different stories from the last seven days - The Liberal Democrat vote swing in Witney and the Ashers bakery case. As someone who has been accused of bias on my blog, I … Continue reading Victoria sponge, the sanctity of marriage and the Liberal Democrats – This week in news  

‘Tis the season for witchcraft, treason and a Christian Holliday – Secular view responds to the EU treason petition and ‘science must fall’ 

October is by far my favourite month, there's nothing quite like the crunching of leaves underfoot as the air gets crisper and the news gets spookier, so I thought I'd focus on two very spooky (and very scary) stories in the media for this response – a tale of treason and a tale of witchcraft! … Continue reading ‘Tis the season for witchcraft, treason and a Christian Holliday – Secular view responds to the EU treason petition and ‘science must fall’ 

When human rights lawyers and doctors are your enemy then you’re probably making a mistake – and other advice I’d give to Theresa May in person if necessary – Yet another edition of ‘Said today by Theresa May’ 

(Cover image courtesy of 'The Spectator' they also have a great transcript of the speech I cover here: http://specc.ie/2dJB8Zm) Every time I mention Theresa May in this blog it's usually an act of critisism - and while I'd like to say that today is the day all of this changes I am not in the … Continue reading When human rights lawyers and doctors are your enemy then you’re probably making a mistake – and other advice I’d give to Theresa May in person if necessary – Yet another edition of ‘Said today by Theresa May’ 

History circle with Chuka Umunna! – A mixed response to comments by Chuka Umunna on immigration and community cohesion 

'Immigrants must make an effort to integrate into local communities even if they only move to Britain for a short period, Chuka Umunna has said. The former shadow business secretary said he was “worried” about the impact of immigration on the country, including the local tensions it can create' Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/politics/chuka-umunna-immigrants-must-integrate-not-getting-involved-not-option/ Whenever immigration … Continue reading History circle with Chuka Umunna! – A mixed response to comments by Chuka Umunna on immigration and community cohesion 

Religious freedom to restrict services, the American Christian lobby & God’s graphic design guidelines – a response 

"Lorie believes that God is calling her to promote and celebrate His design for marriage by designing and creating custom wedding websites for weddings between one man and one woman only.” https://www.buzzfeed.com/dominicholden/this-website-designer-is-suing-to-turn-away-gay-couples-gett?utm_term=.wljX1d85 I hope that one day in my life - however long I live - I will be able to live knowing that there … Continue reading Religious freedom to restrict services, the American Christian lobby & God’s graphic design guidelines – a response