Accent Changes, Gay Changes.

While watching John Barrowman’s fascinating documentary on BBC TV last night (“The Making of Me”, BBC One), I noticed the remarkable change in his accent when he talked to his parents and was reminded of my own Geordie twang and how it becomes stronger when I occasionally return to my cultural roots in pitmatic Ashington!… Continue reading Accent Changes, Gay Changes.

What Price Freedom and Justice?

Introduction When there’s a war on in one’s country, say WW2 in the Europe, the people unite against the common enemy and accept that some will die so that the war is won and the next generation can continue. If you lived in the UK, the consensus was that you’d be fighting for “freedom” and… Continue reading What Price Freedom and Justice?