Hi guys I've just been following the news stories here in the UK today of a lone gunman in the Lake District (North-West England) who is believed to have shot at least 30 people at random, with several fatalities. It is also now believed that the man, named as Derrick Bird, 52, has turned the weapon on himself and committed suicide. The UK has some of the strictest gun ownership laws in the Western world, following the massacre of 16 little schoolchildren and a teacher in Dunblane, Scotland, back in 1996 by Thomas Hamilton, and the killing of a similar number of people by Michael Ryan in Hungerford, England, several years earlier. It's now a very rare event on these shores, much more so than in the USA, but it shows that if someone is determined enough, and unbalanced enough, they can still cause massive grief and carnage. RIP, all innocent victims of this latest atrocity.