Wednesday 9 November 2016
Comments Off on 24 June
I remember what it felt like waking up to the radio on 24 June this year, hearing that Britain had voted by a small majority to leave the European Union. That went against predictions of a narrow victory for remain and … Continue reading
Tuesday 27 September 2016
Comments Off on Who Is Going To Pay?
I listened to the reports of last night’s US Presidential Election debate. I’ve only heard edited highlights but it sounds like Clinton came out on top. Of course, that is filtered not only through the bias of Radio 4 but … Continue reading
Thursday 4 August 2016
Comments Off on Donald and Hobbes
Calvin – the six year old boy from Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes strip cartoons – is funny and endearing; a (fairly) innocent child who likes to think of himself as cynical and cool but whose most endearing characteristic is … Continue reading
Friday 22 July 2016
Comments Off on But How, Trump?
So, Donald Trump has been given the Republican saddle for the US Presidential election later this year. I’m tempted to puerile mockery, because it seems so ludicrous, but the thought that damps me down to the point of a chill … Continue reading