Belfast Marathon

A few months ago there was discussion as to whether or not the Belfast Marathon should be moved from Monday to Sunday.  Many public figures, politicians and mainstream churches publicly objected to this, on the grounds that it would cause major disruption to Sunday services.  The inconvenience of holding the marathon on a Sunday seemed to be a … [Read more…]

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Social Breakdown

Recent statements by the Tory leader David Cameron, have suggested the Labour Party has brought us into a social as well as economic recession.  He is recorded as using certain high profile crimes such as the recent case in Doncaster involving two young boys seriously assaulting two other children and the Baby Peter case, amongst … [Read more…]

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Smacking In Schools

I found it interesting to read that there is a loophole in the law, which permits the smacking of children in schools that are classified as ‘less that part-time’, that is less than 12.5 hours a week.  Given that smacking is banned in all other forms of education, it will probably not be long before … [Read more…]

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