Tag Archives: stroud district council

Gazette column: Why we should never ignore nature

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about where we live and how, if we destroy nature – trees, bushes, wildlife – the consequences are huge.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Local councillors need to start respecting their responsibilities

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about local councillors and how, following the recent walk out staged by local Stroud District politicians, they need to start taking their responsibilities to the electorate more seriously.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: We need a welfare state otherwise a fair society cannot survive

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about the welfare system and how, with new council houses being built in Stroud, the system is more essential than ever.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Abused women need support

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about National Domestic Abuse week and how, when women and children suffer at the hands of abusive men, those women and children need support – even if some do regard it as ‘do-gooding’.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Pick up the poop, dog owners

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about dog poop, or, more specifically, the picking up of it right outside a school.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Say thank you for all those blessings

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about saying thank you, and why we should say it more when it comes to being grateful for the services we use.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think?Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Riff raff comment is just so out of order

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” (today out on a Friday…) where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about judging others and how, when it comes to where people shop, we shouldn’t think ourselves better than others.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think?  Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: It’s time the Tories stopped blaming the poor

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” (today out on a Friday…) where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about the bedroom tax and food banks, and why, with recent outbursts on the subjects by Conservative politicians, it’s time the Tories stopped blaming the poor.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Are those on the breadline being lampooned or are they responsible for their own situation? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**