Sir Ken Robinson talks about the need for a move away from the mechanistic ‘top down’ or ‘command and control’ management of education, but what he says also goes for life in general.… Read More
I see Bob Dylan’s old protest song is doing the rounds on YouTube again, but what would he have written had he lived in modern day UK? Here’s my adaptation. The usual apology… Read More
Three words; Great lady down.
That another metaphorical ‘Postcard from Switzerland’ has been received from a close family member who has found very well remunerated employment and permanent residence in foreign climes. Very happy for them.
Just a little something I found on youtube. It might be a little on the loud side. Careful if you’re wearing headphones.
Ex UK tabloid Editor Piers Morgan has apparently annoyed quite a few of our cousins south of the 49th parallel (So what’s new?) with a rant about the 2nd Amendment to the US… Read More
I like literature. Well, apart from the highly mannered meanderings of the Brontës and suchlike. Happily delve into Melville, Defoe and Johnson, but stuff like “Wuthering heights” and the works of Jane Austen… Read More
Well, just over the festering season. This year Mrs S and I are having not a Merry Christmas, but a Merry Detox. No belt loosening Turkey dinner this year but light seafood meals,… Read More
I’ve been watching the developments south of the 49th, and all the moral panics going around with studied interest. It’s all about America’s ‘love affair with guns’ say some pundits. The violent video… Read More
Well, according to my little ‘pooters clock, it’s about 6:40pm PST. Over in Europe, the last day for poor, abused Earth will dawn in about four or five hours. All the crusties over… Read More