A political blog of the right

Refugee Crisis? Bollocks!

Let me set the scene. I’ve grown up in the South Wales Valleys, in a community where it is commonplace to have your doors unlocked, with neighbours and friends calling by. A community that has always been resilient to change due to the strength of our common values. Where today we still see whole communities coming together to find solutions to the problems of the day. So it comes as no surprise to me when I hear stories of refugees welcomed from the cities, being transported to the Welsh Valleys during the world wars. Wales…

EU Stalemate: Hungary Fights Migrant Quotas

Hungary is about to take its fight to bureaucrats of Brussels and in the process take the country into a more nationlist direction as Hungary fights migrant quotas. Hungary has long been able to distinguish between migrants and refugees, something the West has been unable to do, not coincidently I might add. Precisely because they are having economic migrants and not refugees forced upon them, the resentment is building far more than if they were asked to accept a number of genuine refugees. However, because of the…

Once Bitten, Twice Shy!

Ok, here is my second Column for the Burkean and I must say I’ve enjoyed the response from the first, with many suggestions for future discussions. I started the week sure this would be about mental health, a complex subject that seems to get ever more complex as the years go on. I’m going to leave this until another day, but let me leave you with the headline of “A square peg in a round hole”. I feel this phrase contributes much to my mental health issues. My own rhythm often doesn’t sync with what modern life dictates.…

Why Am I Here And What Am I Doing!

Welcome to me! Being brought up in the '80s in south Wales it was inevitable I'd succumb to a certain degree of indoctrination when it comes to party politics. However, I wasn't prepared for what my eyes would be opened to in more recent years. Yes it was easy to say "I'm Labour" because friends and family around me all said the same thing. But I'm not your average person that likes to run with the crowd, and I always find myself needing to question why i have such beliefs. My twenties was dominated with the rat race of…