Monthly Archives: March 2012

Systematic Torture – Syria Or St. Bede’s

One of the disturbing news items coming out of Syria today is the Amnesty International report that the Assad security forces are using 31 different methods of torture to create a “nightmarish world” for those¬†protesters picked up off the streets of that beleaguered state. Victims who were taken into custody report the fact that they were beaten up and further… (more…)

Is Scotland Brave Or Is That Old Fashioned Hogwash?

One of the great things about having a WordPress blog is that you also get entry to a tool called Google Analytics which allows you to see which articles you have written are the most popular amongst readers and indeed where these readers are from.¬† Picking a date, say 4th April 2010 nearly two years ago, people from 145 countries… (more…)