It’s as easy as signing your name but the support you’ll be giving to ongoing efforts in Haiti is insurmountable. Combating the widespread cholera that has rocked this already troubled island has become a number one priority, and now that it is clear the finger of blame should be directed at the United Nations, they are also a nation fighting for justice
Despite its jaunty title, You’ve Been Trumped is a serious piece of documentary film-making of high importance. At once a stirring, sickening portrait of the very worst side of capitalism, as well as a poignant image of a community in despair, Trumped follows the development of Donald Trump’s Trump International Golf Links Scotland, a massive golf and hotel complex on the North East coast of Scotland, and the furore generated by its construction. You may have seen tit-bits of the issue in the press, but this documentary gives a real, intensely human perspective
Regardless how you feel about the tactics of the controversial figure that is Captain Paul Watson, one cannot deny he has been hugely, if not single handedly responsible for the saving of countless whales lives. You will usually find him at the helm of his ‘battleship’, the Steve Irwin, from which he has led many a brave environmentalist into ‘war’, often putting their own lives on the line, all in the name of whaling – or stopping thereof
At both ends of our ‘entitlement society’ – a state of affairs that’s changing by the day – there are those who feel that life owes them. But nothing could be further from the truth
Never enough hours in the day? It’s amazing how time spent out running – or engaged in a favourite sport – can make those moments stretch, and your body, mind and budget too.