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I’m Wrong Jan 17, 2021 Activism & Aside & Thoughts “I was wrong,” isn’t something you hear very often. Particularly from people in power, or folks who have gone out on a limb espousing a belief. It’s The Rejected Flags Of Europe Jan 4, 2021 Activism Between 1949 and 1955, the Council of Europe received over 150 unsolicited flag designs, each from keen individuals hoping to represent the How I Join The Landed Gentry Aug 9, 2020 Activism & Environment & Harrogate & Long Lands Common Putting the ‘mental’ in Environmental, I have signed up to a scheme that enables people to buy shares in an Environmental project. The scheme is Thoughts On VE Day May 7, 2020 Activism & Politics Today is the 75th anniversary of VE Day - Victory in Europe in the Second World War was achieved with the ultimate sacrifice by many. I am grateful Whomst! Jan 14, 2020 Activism If anyone has a right to be mad at Harry and Meghan it’s the people of Sussex, who have been left leaderless without their Duke and who are now Letter #17 Apr 19, 2018 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics Dear Andrew Jones MP — I am writing as a concerned constituent. I am a blogger. I have the liberty to write what I want on the net. My blog is at Letter #16 Jan 28, 2018 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics We seem to be having a ‘wholesome’ day here at Ijo Pona HQ. Kathryn is at a Church Parade with her Girl Guide group and I am left to my own devices. Letter #15 Jan 19, 2018 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics The Repeal Bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation in a generation. It will rewrite our laws after we leave the European Union. Letter #14 Dec 22, 2017 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics Dear Andrew Jones, First of all, please let me wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I have gained a lot from our correspondence Systematic Abuse At Harrogate Army College Aug 18, 2017 Activism & Harrogate & Human Rights As a member of Liberty & Amnesty UK (and … most importantly, someone who nearly signed up) I am ashamed to say that Human Rights violations have Letter #13 Jul 16, 2017 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics I have the good fortune to be a member of Amnesty and Liberty. They are both Human Right’s Groups who campaign for mankind’s betterment — I figure Letter #12 Jun 25, 2017 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Human Rights & Politics I am worried. I am worried for the people of Great Britain and the people who have travelled here to make it a home. So, I did all I can do at the Letter #10 Mar 22, 2017 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics I rely on the NHS — I make no bold claim otherwise. Without NHS health care I would be dead. Because of the long-term effects of my battle with Letter #11 Mar 22, 2017 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics Now then, this is a matter I am fuming about — I have signed numerous petitions and called on respective MP’s (when in Northumberland and East Letter #9 Mar 10, 2017 Activism & Andrew Jones & Harrogate & Politics Dear Andrew Jones MP, The Leave Campaign promised that Brexit would not mean stripping EU citizens of their rights — and polling shows the British Rejoice!!! Oct 29, 2016 Activism & Normal Life & Procrastination Nothing much happening this afternoon - so, I spent some time on Facebook. What led me to the ICAN site was the headline: “UN Votes To Outlaw Letter #7 Oct 12, 2016 Activism & Andrew Jones & Human Rights & Procrastination As a member of Amnesty International I receive emails asking me to sign petitions. This one chimed with me. Being on a low income, I would not be Letter #6 Oct 11, 2016 Activism & Andrew Jones & Normal Life & Procrastination Below, you can read the letter I have just fired off to Andrew Jones MP (Harrogate & Knaresborough Conservative Party MP). It seems bizarre that I Lord Dubs & The Calais “Jungle” Aug 18, 2016 Activism & Human Rights Given the title of this Blog post, you may start thinking this Blog post is a music review - far from it: I am fortunate enough to be on the mailing Heroes The Both Of Them Aug 11, 2016 Activism & News They are coming home! My very dear friends, Andy & Tracey, have just completed the life-changing 4001 mile cycle journey from San Fransisco to New Why I Joined Liberty Jun 30, 2016 Activism & Human Rights Well, in a nutshell, it was recommended that I do so ….. See, I have been following the Human Right’s Blog Law, Rights & Peaches for a number of Letter #5 Jun 28, 2016 Activism & Andrew Jones & Human Rights Dear Andrew Jones MP, Thank you for your continued correspondence - it is nice to see democracy in action. Belonging to the Mother Of All A British Person’s View Of Brexit Jun 24, 2016 Activism & Environment & Human Rights & News Where to start, really. I woke up on Tuesday in Great Britain and will fall asleep today (Friday) in Little England. Hats off to the Leave Campaign. Letter #4 Jun 20, 2016 Activism & Andrew Jones & Environment Dear Andrew Jones MP, As you may be aware from our previous correspondence, I have a passion for Human Rights and environmental campaigns - it is Letter #3 Jun 11, 2016 Activism & Andrew Jones I am a white, middle class man. I have no right to tell a woman what to do with her body. However, people listen to white, middle class men - so - Letter #2 May 25, 2016 Activism & Andrew Jones & Human Rights I am in the process of writing a letter to my local MP, Andrew Jones - this time about British Cluster Bombs being used against civilians in Yemen. Letter #1 Mar 8, 2016 Activism & Andrew Jones Dear Mr. Jones, Andrew - can I appeal to you as a person not as an MP. I would question why you, Andrew Jones, would vote to decrease the welfare of Desmond & The Freshwater Floodings Dec 8, 2015 Activism & Environment The title of this entry is not the name of an obscure 50’s beat combo - oh no, Storm Desmond wreaked havoc in the fells of Cumbria and Scotland over Rewilding Britain Jul 20, 2015 Activism & News & Review (Of Sorts) & Reviews (Of Sorts) is a charity set up by people with a passion for nature. [They] believe rewilding provides hope for the future for people and Laurence Cadbury Jan 3, 2015 Activism & Human Rights & News Everybody I know has heard about Cadbury’s Chocolates - but this letter entry piqued my interest. I found this on www.whitefeatherdiaries.org.uk. Why I Joined Amnesty International Nov 24, 2014 Activism & Human Rights This evening I put forward my membership to Amnesty International UK. I do not want a big pat on the back, but, I would like to explain a bit about The New British Class System - How to know your place Apr 3, 2013 Activism & News I have just been on the BBC’s site and found a test - after being tipped off about it on Facebook. The traditional British Class system (as is every Buy Nothing Day Nov 24, 2012 Activism & News It was difficult - But I managed it! Saturday the 24th of November is Buy Nothing Day here in the UK. Okay - I have not single handedly changed the