Author Archives: davidprosser

About davidprosser

Retired Local Government Officer who started to write at age 60 and hasn't looked back. Writes a humorous diary on the life of a member of the gentry.......and the village he lives in with his sadistic early morning alarm cat Oscar and his wife the formidable Lady J.

The Christmas Approach.

Once again we approach a Christmas. We are just over a week away and most people are starting to get a bit mellow. Perhaps a Christmas party or two to attend with work and gatherings with friends and family. On … Continue reading

Posted in Peace, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Remembrance

Tomorrow on the eleventh day of the eleven month at the eleventh hour many countries will hold 2 minutes of silence in honour of the fallen of World War I  or as it was known 99 years ago The Great … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 6 Comments

What is Happening?

Many people like me were stunned to wake up this morning to hear of the newest, worst killings yet, over in Las Vegas. There have been rumours all day about the who and the why, no doubt many of them … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments

True Colours

At last this week Donald Trump showed his true colours. Whilst mobs of KKK and alt-right White Supremacists roared and fought their way round Charlottesville last weekend he refused to condemn them, instead comparing the hatemongers with the protesters against … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

In Flanders Field

by John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 23 Comments

I protest #InternationalChildrensDay

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
I protest. I protest against the poverty and hunger in which so many children are forced to live by failing societies where greed is an economic norm. In the UK, alone, one…

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Targeting Music Fans

May 22nd 2017, Manchester U.K. Last night in Manchester there were reported to be at least 22 dead and 50 injured outside a pop concert starring Ariana Grande. It’s suspected that the atrocity was committed by a suicide bomber. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Time for understanding

Yet again it looks like there are terrorists at work. Today an SUV vehicle ploughed into a group of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London. It’s possible that a group of students from France were part of that group. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

I Believe…

Originally posted on Art by Rob Goldstein:
If you agree with this post sign your name with a link to your blog in the comments section and reblog the post. You don’t have to be a citizen of the United…

Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Has the wind changed?

Despite suffering from depression I’m normally fairly upbeat. I’ve seen the winds of change wash over various Governments as they become aware just how important the issue of the environment is to more and more people. And the issue of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 19 Comments