Monthly Archives: July 2016

Star Trek Beyond Review (Mild Spoilers)

The original Star Trek show was lauded for its starting point of putting a positive vision of the future in the otherwise gloomy world of the late 1960’s.  Today, the world in some ways is under more threat than ever. … Continue reading

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Since I’ve been gone…

If you’re reading this then you may have noticed that I have got a little behind with my blog posting.  I’m hugely sorry about that.  Something has been tapping at my window demanding my attention and sadly that thing is … Continue reading

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Mary Seacole – The Greatest Black Briton

Many of us are familiar with the accounts of Florence Nightingale, the British nurse who worked tirelessly and in the most trying of circumstances during The Crimea War and who in many ways pushed forward and pioneered modern day healthcare … Continue reading

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