July 2016

The White House has condemned the murders in Munich of 10 people by an as yet unidentified gunman as: ‘a¬†heinous act [that] has killed and injured multiple individuals in the heart of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities’. It is a “horrific situation” which they are “monitoring”. [1] A few days ago the US killed […]

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Someone called me up this morning – from a recruitment agency. (I work contracts so I get a lot of such calls). She started off with “are you well today”? This is a growing trend. I called an agency which deals with certain aspects of my accounts the other day and the first question was […]

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In 2009 we reported on a report by an ex Social Services inspector Graham Badman¬†into Home Education. The report was designed to make recommendations concerning the Home Education sector. The Badman report made a series of recommendations to introduce a high-level of surveillance into the home education sector. In particular the report made a recommendation […]

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The Philadelphia Association is a psychotherapy training organisation based in London. They were set up by the maverick sixties psychiatrist R. D. Laing who was subsequently barred from practising by the GMC. [1] The Philadelphia Association runs two of what they call “Therapeutic community households” in London. The editor of this web site spent 9 […]

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English Heritage – the state funded body – which owns such national treasures as Stonehenge and the Roman remains at Wroxeter has been split into two organisations. One is a charity – which keeps the name ‘English Heritage’ and the other, a direct funded statutory body, has the role of advising owners of listed property […]

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