An Interview with Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell is a British human rights campaigner, best known for his work with LGBT social movements. How Britain perceives Tatchell has changed drastically throughout the years and it is perhaps fitting that the trajectory of our opinion has been inverse to the public’s view of his nemesis – hero turned villain, the recently departed Robert Mugabe – who Tatchell famously tried to citizen’s arrest.  Once … Continue reading An Interview with Peter Tatchell

The Katherine Birbalsingh Interview

BY JAMES BEMBRIDGE Any school which The Guardian describes as “controversial” is probably worth looking into, even more so when you discover that the school’s GCSE results are four times higher than the national average.  The fact that this school espouses traditional small-c conservative values, such as personal responsibility, often sends lefties into a whirlwind of furious twitter diatribes, leaving them walleyed and writhing in … Continue reading The Katherine Birbalsingh Interview

The Harry Miller Fair Cop Interview

CSM INTERVIEW Harry Miller – known by many as “Harry the Owl” on Twitter @HarryTheOwl – has been through a lot. If you’re not up to speed on Harry and the limerick you can learn about Harry’s adventures with the “thought police” here. Country Squire Magazine decided it was time for an update and so one of the Squires interviewed Harry last week:  Squire: We covered … Continue reading The Harry Miller Fair Cop Interview

Animal Co-Operative

Robert Adam’s ‘Animal Co-operative’ is the story of the EEC and the EU, up to recent times, told in the allegorical style of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. You can purchase it here. Country Squire Magazine’s Alexia James interviews Robert.   AJ: What drove you to write the book? RA: Ever since reading Animal Farm in English class at school (along with many millions of others over … Continue reading Animal Co-Operative

The Councillor Who Fled to Manila

CSM EXCLUSIVE Mark King has been a Conservative Councillor in Torbay, Devon for 4 years. A serving councillor who was disciplined for misconduct and fled 7,000 miles to the Philippines, he claims he fears for his safety if he returns. King was accused of multiple breaches of the code of conduct by a woman he developed a personal relationship with. He fled to Manila in … Continue reading The Councillor Who Fled to Manila

Escaping Socialist Venezuela

BY ANASTASIA CHOO Venezuela’s downward economic spiral has led to widespread food shortages, hyperinflation and a mass exodus of migrants into Latin America.  Although the situation is anatomically different from Syria, analysts claim the exodus from Venezuela rivals the number of Syrians in Germany.  The intensifying economic and political crisis has now pushed hundreds of thousands to flee the country in search of food, security, … Continue reading Escaping Socialist Venezuela

Carolina Interview

A: Hi Carolina, thank you for taking part in this interview as I know it has not been easy leaving Venezuela and starting all over. C: Hi Anastasia, it was my 40th birthday recently (Sunday 2nd September) and I spent that day working so as not to become depressed while enduring my solitude. Although I’m a professional with a university degree and a master’s degree, … Continue reading Carolina Interview

Andrea Interview

A: Andrea, please tell our readers a little about yourself. AR: In Venezuela I was working as a community manager, copywriter and graphic designer for an organic cosmetic brand located on the island of Margarita; I worked from the comfort of an apartment in Maracaibo, Zulia State where I installed a home office.  I was earning four times more than the minimum salary, but it … Continue reading Andrea Interview

Adriana Interview

Adriana, please tell us your story: “I have been living in the UK for twenty years. Most of my relatives still live in Venezuela, including my mother Carmen and my middle sister Veronica and her younger son. Due to the dreadful situation in the country, my younger sister Carolina, as well as Veronica’s older children, my nephew Leonardo and my niece Andrea, have had to … Continue reading Adriana Interview