It’s the end of May 2020, Spring has sprung, we are through the initial COVID peak and the lockdown is being eased. The earlier panic buying and public anxiety about Coronavirus is being superseded by a public vexation about [...]
Brexit goes into overdrive following the 2019 election result and the UK prepares for seismic changes. We’re heading for the biggest shakeup in economic and monitory policy in a generation to get us through. About 45% of UK imports come from the EU and 79% of imported food comes from the EU[..]
Within minutes of Polling Stations closing at 10pm on 12th December, the exit polls were predicting a big win for the Conservative Party in the 2019 UK General Election. As the actual results came through, the magnitude of the error of judgement from both Labour and Liberal Democrats became shockingly clear. [..]
There was a continual sound of at least one helicopter and numerous sirens close to the office, our phones were pinging breaking news. Two black high-speed police ribs, blue lights flashing, blasted past. Out of the window we could see London bridge was at a standstill
On 9th October (within days of the Americans beginning their rapid withdrawal) Turkey launched an offensive into Northern Syria to remove, what they described as, the threat of Kurdish terrorists. Trump cautioned President Erdogan of Turkey against slaughtering the Kurdish people and issued threats to destroy the Turkish economy
Westminster bridge was swarming with people on foot heading to and from Parliament Square which was rammed with protestors. The whole area around Parliament square, Whitehall, Trafalgar Square, across to St James along the route of the Peoples March was closed to traffic. The closer we got to Parliament Square the more densely packed the crowd.
Johnson had to fly back from the US to provide a suitable explanation to the Queen, then straight across to the Houses of Parliament to face the music there. Tempers were fraught in the Commons that day with some highly irresponsible rhetoric whipping up emotions, seeding ideas of possible civil unrest
Toddbrook reservoir had exceeded capacity and was overflowing. The sheer force of the water tore into fractures in the dam and got under the concrete skin. The situation quickly went critical as chunks of material were ripped out by the fast-flowing water. The dam was at risk of collapsing within hours, putting life at risk in the surrounding area.
I landed new contract with Just Eat at the end of June at their head office, just East of St Pauls with splendid views across to the City. The delivery targets are challenging and should provide a pipeline of professional [...]
So the month kicked off with a showdown between two English clubs in the Champions League Final, I confess that I found the match a bit of a let-down. As with the Europa league, both Spurs and Liverpool had massive [...]