Posts Tagged Politics

A Letter from the Prime Minister

When I initially applied for and was accepted as a London 2012 Ceremonies Volunteer Performer, the furthest thing from my mind was getting praise for partaking. Sure I would end up spending hundreds of hours rehearsing, but as so few had this opportunity, I was ever so grateful. That said, as the games got underway, some of the other ceremonies volunteers felt slighted particularly as much praise was being showered on the 70,000+ Games Makers. This I wasn’t really surprising as the Games Makers had the McDonald’s PR machine behind them. But more importantly, the Games Makers were who the […]

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Britain and France sign Military Treaty

Times sure are a changing. As who could have ever imagined that the British & the French would sign a treaty to have: “joint use of aircraft carries, 10,000-strong joint expeditionary force and unprecedented new levels of co-operation over nuclear missiles.” Lord Nelson who bravely defeated the French during the Battle of Trafalgar in the Napoleonic Wars must be rolling over in his grave!!! Britain and France sign landmark 50-year defence deal Patrick Wintour, political editor, Guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 2 November 2010 Britain and France today signed a landmark 50-year treaty on defence and security that envisages the joint use of […]

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