Tag Archives: UK

Cameron’s Economic Debacle is… OK, actually

So here’s a thing… you’re in a damaged vehicle at high speed… there’s an experienced driver at the wheel… and you tear him away from what he does best, replacing him with someone who smiles nicely but has never driven a vehicle before. Does that make sense? No. But nonetheless, it’s what Britain did on … Continue reading Cameron’s Economic Debacle is… OK, actually

London Riots = democracy in trouble

The so-called riots in London are of course just theft, looting, arson and vandalism on a large organised scale. Disgusting and offensive as this may be, we have to ask ourselves why it has happened, and what we can do about it. I’ve been claiming for years that our government leadership is weak, and it … Continue reading London Riots = democracy in trouble

People, Politics and The State of Britain

People are always bemoaning the state of the country. They always have been, for as long as I can remember. “It’s not like it used to be, is it?” they say. They’re right of course, and perhaps it’s also right that a country shouldn’t be static, but should be progressively marching forward into a new … Continue reading People, Politics and The State of Britain

Price Explosion Madness

£6 for a sandwich. No, this isn’t one of those posh sandwiches where you can hardly get your face around the thing which is held together with a cocktail stick with a chef’s hat on, where its gourmet credentials are incontrovertible and where the experience leaves you with a smile on your face for days. … Continue reading Price Explosion Madness