Yearly Archives: 2012


London Met’s licence is revoked

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has announced the licence London Metropolitan University had, which allowed them to sponsor non-EU students, has been revoked. This decision was a surprise for many and, understandably, there is much distress amongst some/all of the affected students. However, what doesn’t help is the massive overreactions […]


Overreactions to tattoos

A couple of things prompted this post. Firstly, there was the following series of tweets from the Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, made yesterday: I replied to one of these, but I’ll go into that later. The second thing that prompted this post was an article from the Guardian, entitled ‘Just […]


Armed Forces Day 2012

This blog post isn’t going to be long. It isn’t directly linked to politics, healthcare, education or any of the other topics I normally cover on here. It merely notes the importance of Armed Forces Day, which is happening at the time of typing. Across the country, there are celebrations, […]