inaugural meeting of the discussion group took
place on 19th June 2007
in High Lane when the subject was "Should Britain
Allow More Immigrants".
- All the meetings are at June
Gibbs' house.The subject
is to be chosen by the person leading the discussion.
For details of forthcoming meetings contact Jim McDermott.
- At the moment the group is full.
the 26th Nov 08 the group
discussed the subject of Christmas: Past, Present and Future. Christmas
Past brought reminiscences of those Christmases that could be
remembered, fondly and accurately of course.
Christmas Present had not yet arrived, nor had the presents.
Christmas future was the most problematical. Peel back the
commercialism, the merchandising, the gloss and glitter and you will
find a Christian festival supported by long tradition. But
misguided, sensitive people in our society believe that because we now
live in a multicultural society, the essential religious aspect of
Christmas should be played down, soft key, otherwise some group or
groups may be upset. Which of course, if carried to extremes,
result in Christmas becoming an unimportant part of our
i.e. no Christmas Future. We discussed this and decided that
The next meeting will be
held on Wednesday 28th January 2009.
Jim Mc Dermott