Posted elsewhere: Well done Gibraltar! “More British than Finchley.”

This week, the Gibraltar Parliament made history. It passed a Civil Partnerships Bill which extends to all couples the right to enter a civil partnership. It is not limited to same-sex couples as currently in the United Kingdom. Any couple may register as civil partners, provided of course that neither party is already either married or in … Continue reading Posted elsewhere: Well done Gibraltar! “More British than Finchley.”

When there is trouble, we will hear about it, don’t worry.

It has been a wonderful Christmas Day which has been only slightly spoiled by people reading reports on Twitter, fearing the worst, demanding to be told, and forgetting that in the bad old days of the Northern Irish Troubles we heard in the morning. 24 hours a day news has spoilt us. As I have … Continue reading When there is trouble, we will hear about it, don’t worry.

HIV Testing week… the European dimension

Having seen that it was so-called National HIV Testing week via Facebook, I thought I would investigate this a little more and found that it is in fact European HIV testing week.  Of course, using the European dimension may not attract everyone’s attention and may drive others away. But as we live in the UK which is … Continue reading HIV Testing week… the European dimension

‘National’ HIV testing week: where ‘national’ = England

On Facebook this morning, I came across a campaign for a National HIV Testing Week. This seems like a very sensible move to me. After all with the NHS reckoning that 1 in 4 people living with HIV in the UK do not know that they are, the only way they will find out is … Continue reading ‘National’ HIV testing week: where ‘national’ = England