Tag Archive for mary seacole

Multiculturism

Lord Soley

I would like to think there is a straight forward explanation for the alienation of some of our young people whose family origins are from other countries/cultures but I’m not too sure. Saying multiculturalism has failed raises more question then it answers. I have never been too sure what multiculturalism is. Does it mean allowing…

Mary Seacole

Lord Soley

I have been very busy just recently and one of my activities has been the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal of which I am chairman. Mary Seacole was the Afro Caribbean nurse of the Crimean war and she was buried in my Hammersmith constituency – Kensal Green cemetery. Years ago the black community in Hammersmith…

Response to comments

Lord Soley

Firstly, a confession about my struggle with WordPress. I am used to working with Typepad and I find it more user friendly – hence the gap between some of my words and the lack of my name on one occasion! I hear your comments about Firefox and will pass those on. I have difficulty with…

Football, Theo Walcott and Mary Seacole

Lord Soley

I have just seen Theo Walcott score a goal against Liverpool. This will enrage my son who is a Liverpool supporter but enthuse my daughter who is an Arsenal supporter. So what is my interest? Virtually none – I am a mobile embarrassment for my family when it comes to football. Theo Walcott gets a…