That George Osborne Speech

Given the state of the economy, the state of my to-do list and the amount of time available to me right now, I couldn’t resist taking the speech George Osborne, our new Chancellor, gave this morning and putting it…

A Brief Aside

And they’re off. The General Election is confirmed. I will not be writing about, nor discussing, my politics (such as they are) on this blog in the run-up to the election. I may comment on media coverage of the…

Two Tsunami thoughts

This is depressing: BBC NEWS | UK | Public warned of fake aid appeals: People donating to the UK’s tsunami relief fund have been warned by police to remain vigilant to bogus collectors trying to cash in on the disaster. This,…