Kevan James


Kevan James is a freelance journalist, photographer, author and a member of the British Association of Journalists. Specialising in aviation, he also covers politics, social affairs and history, as well as dabbling in other subjects.

September 10, 2020

As a freelance journalist (and with a national press ID card to prove it), although I do not have any particular privileges, I (like every person in the UK) do have the right to ask those who hold high office, questions as to their policies, actions and conduct. I have...

July 24, 2020

The Rt. Honourable Boris Johnson MP

Office of the Prime Minister

10 Downing St,


London SW1A 2AA

July 24, 2020.

Dear Prime Minister,

I write in the hope that you will not only see this, but also read it and, if I may be so forward, act upon it.

As a citizen of the...

July 7, 2020

The UK’s National Health Service – the NHS – has been under scrutiny perhaps more than ever before over the past four months. It is always commented upon, mostly by politicians trying to convince voters that they, and only they, are the only ones really on its side, an...

June 13, 2020

“The great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution
of those determined to be free.”

- John F. Kennedy (35th President of the United States)

Freedom is a thread that runs throughout my book Comments of a Common Man - more accurately...

May 6, 2020

Regular readers (and those who have read my book, Comments of a Common Man) will know that I have a thing about a fictional story called Logan’s Run.

It is a book and a film – the movie was made in 1976 and starred Michael York in the lead role as the character of Loga...

April 30, 2020

The current crisis enveloping airlines and air travel has provoked differing reactions from different people, as one might expect. There is however, a common thread running through all those affected, no matter what line of work they may be in.

Your local stores (other...

April 20, 2020

The shutdown of a previously free and democratic society has raised a number of questions over the past few weeks. Among these has been the safety and protection of people, to the point of placing this above and beyond all and any other considerations.

Yet those other c...

April 6, 2020

There have been numerous opinions aired regarding the present crisis that has enveloped the world - and it is a worldwide crisis, of that there is no doubt or disagreement. There is however considerable disagreement about cause, effect and consequence.

There is also a h...

December 7, 2019

With Christmas fast approaching and a general election even sooner, three subjects arise daily on social media discussions: the NHS, Education and whether or not people over a certain age should be allowed to vote.

More extracts from my book,

'Comments of a Common Man'


October 30, 2019

This afternoon the House of Lords began to debate the general election Bill that was passed in the House of Commons (HoC) yesterday. As I write these words, the debate continues. There does not however, appear to be a move or indeed any desire to stop or amend the bill...

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