Posts Tagged ‘Terrorism’

If you enjoyed listening to my interview with Suzi Quatro, you can thank Winston Churchill. Have you ever had one of those days when there’s one big thing that you need to accomplish but everything that happens that day seems to be working against you? I had one of those days a few weeks ago. […]


Crazy Daze

13Jun16

“Whatever happened to crazy?”, asked the American comedian Chris Rock in his 1999 TV special, ‘Bigger & Blacker’. He was talking about how when a lunatic goes on a shooting spree, modern society looks for something to blame. It can be anything from rap music to violent video games. Why do we refuse to admit […]


The Foreign Office did something awful this week. They warned football fans travelling to Euro 2016 from the UK to remain vigilant at all times in the face of the threat of terrorism. The advice highlights stadiums, fan zones and transport hubs as potential targets for atrocities. What a terrible thing to tell people. If […]


God Only Knows

22Nov15

In the darkness surrounding what happened in Paris, there was a tiny glimmer of light. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said the terror attacks in Paris caused him to “doubt” the presence of God. He said he reacted with “profound sadness” at the events and was left asking where God was in the French […]


Back Fire?

21Nov15

We’re all angry about what happened in Paris. Do we always make the best decisions when we’re angry? How many times have you looked back on a situation and realised what you SHOULD have done? Six out of ten Britons want the UK to bomb ISIS in Syria. That’s according to a ComRes poll, published […]


Syria Season.

05Nov15

Isis claimed responsibility for blowing up that Russian airliner over Egypt. In all likelihood it was in retaliation for Moscow’s airstrikes against Isis in Syria. A few weeks ago, David Cameron was pressing for British military action against Islamic State in Syria. Michael Fallon, the Defence Secretary said that bombing I.S. targets there would keep […]