Category Archives: Education

Living with an invisible disability

I read a letter in our local paper recently, in which someone was complaining about what he called the “misuse” of the disabled Blue Badge parking scheme. He claimed to have seen many people, with Blue Badges, park in our … Continue reading

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“Colour blindness” and equalities legislation

Last week, I watched this programme on Channel 4¬†about race. It was a fascinating breaking down of a lot of the myths we have been fed about race and racial stereotyping and it certainly made me think. However, the section … Continue reading

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Why so-called “Islamic State” won’t be stopped by bombs and drone strikes

The sad death of Kayla Mueller¬†at the hands of the so-called Islamic State brings the death toll of IS hostages to an alarming level. I am aware that IS are claiming that she died in a Jordanian air strike, but … Continue reading

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