Men have bungled, let women rule. We were given an hour to prepare our speeches on the motion at a university contest. Six of us were asked to defend the topic, six counter it. I was part of the latter.
I have a simple rallying cry: women need to do more with their money. I’m not saying I’m an expert. Far from it. Despite spending almost a decade as a financial journalist interviewing
Yes it’s International Women’s Day and it’s lost its lustre. It’s overdone and done and dusted. Celebrating one day in the year to “glorify” women when the rest of the year goes by in taking them for granted. The Dalai Lama said that women in general are more
The relationship between Scotland and England is historically complex. The Scots despite their long constitutional union with Britain since 1707 never surrendered their strong sense of Scottish identity.
Anyone remember COVID? That’s not supposed to be a facetious question. It has taken the lives of approaching 200,000 people in the UK alone (some 196,977 with COVID-19 on the death certificate, at the time of writing). It has destroyed families. It has caused untold harm and grief. It has changed lives forever. Some 400,000 people are living with “long COVID”, many unable to work or lead the active lives they once did.
We have all noticed how impossible it is to change someone’s mind about most things. Sure you are able to change yours but it’s an impossibility when someone else is concerned.