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Divide and Rule Rediscovered

As has happened in other periods of history, we are now witnessing a surge in the growth of ‘tribalism’. This is partly the consequence of a culture which anonymises people to such a degree that it produces pervasive loneliness and alienation. We do not know where we belong and we thrash about in...

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By Martyn Goss Posted: Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 9:26am Updated: 09/07/2018 - 9:46pm
Beacon Life 2  - a snapshot of life in Beacon Heath's community centre Boxes of baby clothes...
Posted: 09/10/16
Published by Beacon Voluntee...
Welcome to the new Beacon LIfe blog where we share stories of what happens at our community centre...
Posted: 03/09/16
Published by Beacon Voluntee...
Probably most contemporary English nationalist movements are associated with support for right-of-...
Posted: 09/08/16
Published by Martyn Goss
“The purpose of God is Togetherness”. For those of us within the Judaeo-Christian tradition, there...
Posted: 23/06/16
Published by M Goss
Support Local Business Being as it’s Local Business week I’m focussing this article on the many...
Posted: 18/05/16
Published by Karina Bailey
Although we may not be aware of it, in the last few generations in the West we have increasingly...
Posted: 05/04/16
Published by Martyn Goss
I was born in Exeter in 1955.  In the next bed to my mother was a Sikh woman who had also...
Posted: 19/03/16
Published by Martyn Goss
We’ve raised £890 on Just Giving! No, wait, add gift aid of £100 and that makes it £990 and still...
Posted: 09/03/16
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
Yesterday (Tuesday 19 January) I spent a couple of hours meeting members of the public in Honiton...
Posted: 21/01/16
Published by News Desk
Hospiscare, if you think about it, is a strange name for a charity. It looks like a spelling...
Posted: 10/01/16
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
While the Christmas consumption orgy fades as the New Year progresses, maybe it is time to remind...
Posted: 09/01/16
Published by Martyn Goss
“As soon as I enter Exeter Cathedral I make a beeline for Liz for a cuddle and a catch up!” It’s...
Posted: 22/12/15
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
Millions of us will take to the roads, seas and skies over the next few days to try and get home to...
Posted: 20/12/15
Published by Mary Youlden
Once more our senses are being bombarded with manufactured images and messages of totally...
Posted: 13/12/15
Published by Martyn Goss
Competition in Exeter for your charity pound is fierce. Raising the £5 million we need each year...
Posted: 12/12/15
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
One place arguably essential to student life, wherever you’re at university, is a good pub. I’m not...
Posted: 07/12/15
Published by Jessikah Hope S...

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