Credit Unions – The Trusted Alternative to Banking

  What is a Credit Union? A Credit Union is a not-for-profit community savings and loans co-operative run by the community for the community, where people put their money/savings in so they can be lent to others.  There are approximately 450 Credit Unions across the UK.   What is a co-operative? A co-operative is basically… Continue reading Credit Unions – The Trusted Alternative to Banking

Cats by City Youth Theatre, Brighton: A Review

TOM – The Old Market Theatre, Hove. Tuesday 11th – Saturday 15th June 2013 Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on “Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats” by T.S. Elliott.   A young, talented and energetic cast used all the space of a very well put-together set of “Alley cat” junk and street objects, by… Continue reading Cats by City Youth Theatre, Brighton: A Review

The Story of George Rolph. (part iv)

DAY 23: FROM GEORGE ROLPH – A STATEMENT OF REASONABLE DEMANDS AND A FURTHER CALL TO ACTION. Posted on 12th June 2013 – Day 23 of George’s Hunger Strike George’s FB page:https://www.facebook.com/george.rolph.564?fref=ts   A STATEMENT OF REASONABLE DEMANDS AND A FURTHER CALL TO ACTION.   George Rolph 14 hours ago   “When I first began… Continue reading The Story of George Rolph. (part iv)

Laura Lamarca Serves As Country Manager United Kingdom

After half a year of successful writing on Johntext UK, I am proud to present Laura Lamarca as country manager.   My experiences with Laura have led me to believe she’s a person full of energy and compassion, and she is motivated and able to help others by her articles. Hans-Jürgen John

Interview with George Rolph.

Hunger strike: Day 20.   Q.  Firstly and most importantly, how are you feeling both physically and mentally? A.  I actually feel very good right now. I am clear headed, in no pain at all and as determined to finish this as the day I started.   Q. For those amongst us who are still… Continue reading Interview with George Rolph.

The Story of George Rolph. (Part iii)

  I’ve spent the past few days wondering how George is. Today I visited his new Facebook page and read the following update: “Hunger strike: Day 18. Health Report And Other News. John 15:13. June 7th 2013. I want to begin by warning people NOT to copy me and to begin your own hunger strike.… Continue reading The Story of George Rolph. (Part iii)

The Story of George Rolph (Part ii)

George Rolph is now on his 14th day of hunger strike in protest against the UK Government’s ongoing cruelty to the vulnerable people in UK society through medical assessments undertaken by French IT firm ATOS on behalf of the DWP. Today, Facebook decided that George’s page held no positive worth to them, that truth has… Continue reading The Story of George Rolph (Part ii)

The Story of George Rolph (Part i)

George Rolph is a disabled 60 year old gentleman from Great Britain who began a hunger strike over a week ago in protest over the disgusting way that Atos, the IT company employed by the British ConDem government, for £100mil of British taxpayers money per annum, has treated him regards to his disability, by medical… Continue reading The Story of George Rolph (Part i)

Obesity: Part 2

So, I went to a top London Hospital yesterday morning, booked in and at 10am, had my gastric band operation. The procedure went well, although finding a vein that would behave itself was rather difficult.  I spent the day in and out of consciousness, fighting the effects of the anesthetic, whilst fighting with my brain… Continue reading Obesity: Part 2

Free Events in the UK

With all of the doom and gloom going on around us, it’s important we balance the depressive with equal amounts of enjoyment and based upon the fact we’re all now having to tighten the purse strings, I thought I’d scour the net for a few FREE upcoming events all around the UK.     1000… Continue reading Free Events in the UK