In the news this week, it has emerged that the National Health Service spent some £30m (MILLION!) over the past five years in attempting to correct cosmetic surgery procedures that have gone horribly wrong. But these corrective operations are not… Read moreNip & Tuck – What Cost Cosmetic Surgery?
As Britain’s race to the cliff edge continues, and time rapidly passes by in negotiations with the European Union, the Brexit Secretary yesterday informed Parliament that it would, after all, have a vote on the final Brexit deal between… Read moreFinal Brexit Deal: Parliament Reigns Supreme. Except When It Doesn’t.
A billion. One billion pounds. That’s how much it costs these days to buy yourself a parliamentary majority. That is the price the taxpayer must pay in order for Theresa May and her minority government to remain in office, until… Read moreThe Price is Right
The Grenfell Tower fire was both hideous and terrifying. There are no words to adequately convey the sense of horror and revulsion that something on this scale could happen. The speed with which the blaze took hold is truly bewildering,… Read moreGrenfell Tower
Following on from a post a few days ago, I came across an article about the long-term impact on Rio de Janeiro of hosting the Olympic games. When Rio won the right to host the games back in 2009, hopes… Read moreCounting The Cost