Time To Look After Our Veterans Properly

w/c 10th October 2022 Hardly a week goes by without the UK media carrying a story about the unsatisfactory care doled out to Britain’s ex-service men and women by our government(s). Whilst most former military personnel make a relatively smooth transition back into civilian life, a sizeable minority makes up a disproportionate part of theContinue reading “Time To Look After Our Veterans Properly”

 The Military And The Media

w/c 10th October 2022   As far back as I can remember the military-media relationship in the UK has been nightmarish, in my opinion. I say this as someone who has been both a PR/media comms operative within the army and an amateurish, pseudo-journalist who likes writing and commenting on military matters. The nub of theContinue reading ” The Military And The Media”

Putin’s Surprise Birthday Presents

w/c 10th October 2022 Vladimir Putin got two presents for his 70th birthday that we know of; from Belarus and its president Alexander Lukashenko he received an agricultural tractor, which was a thoughtful gift and I am sure well received. Less well received, I suspect, will have been his present from Voldymyr Zelensky and theContinue reading “Putin’s Surprise Birthday Presents”

Divorcing couples prefer to point the finger of blame

Fault free divorces are now possible Majority of divorce applicants still prefer to point the finger of blame Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020, which came into force on 6th April 2022, provides that divorcing couples no longer have to assign blame for the breakup of their marriage. Couples can apply jointly stating that theContinue reading “Divorcing couples prefer to point the finger of blame”