Category Archives: International Activity

Is sense coming to the USA at last?

When as many young people as this march in more than 800 cities across the USA surely the cultural changes needed to curb gun use in the USA will happen The problem with politicians commenting on politics in other countries … Continue reading

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Some thoughts from a male leader on International Women’s Day

Lib Dem Daisy (Benson) has been my ‘muse’ for this set of reflections from a male viewpoint on International Women’s Day Let me make clear from the start that if you don’t like this blog don’t blame me blame Daisy … Continue reading

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World Merit Rallies the Young People of the World

Some of our Change Makers attempting a traditional Moroccan Dance last week. I cut quite a dashing figure doing the waltz!! Last week an incredible event took place in Morocco. It was the first ever meeting of Presidents and officers … Continue reading

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Haiti, Oxfam and a Better Way of Doing Things

Only the flag pole is usable at Haiti’s Presidential palace 7 years after the Country’s devastating earthquake I have listened with interest to the discussions about Oxfam and Haiti over the past few days but have noted that there is … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour lacks long term vision and direction

In Jinja, at a meeting of Cities Alliance,  I argued that politicians needed to take a long-term approach to the development of their Cities As readers of this blog know I have been out of Liverpool for the past 13 … Continue reading

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No sense of responsibility on Northern Rail or Network Rail

  The terminal at Nairobi is far better than the hell hole of  termkinal one at Manchester Airport Last Monday I had the first of my wet palm events (there were many more!) The train from Liverpool to Manchester Airport … Continue reading

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Some thoughts from China (1)

The modern City of Huangzhou in South – Eastern China as seen from my hotel room! It seems to stretch for miles! I had never heard of Hangzhou until 3 months ago. It’s a relatively small city in China. It only … Continue reading

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