A billion. One billion pounds. That’s how much it costs these days to buy yourself a parliamentary majority. That is the price the taxpayer must pay in order for Theresa May and her minority government to remain in office, until… Read moreThe Price is Right
The general election the Prime Minister said she wouldn’t call is happening today. Then Mrs May decided to call a general election after all, because she needed an unequivocal mandate to enter the formal Brexit negotiations. Apparently, the referendum result… Read moreElection ’17
There really is no other story in town at the moment is there? Donald Trump. President of the United States of America, quite possibly the most powerful and influential nation on Earth. Not a politician by any measure, certainly not… Read moreExecutive Decision
So the fireworks are spent, the champagne run dry and the headaches are kicking in. Happy new year everyone – welcome to 2017. Fresh hope, renewed opportunity and as-yet-undiscovered possibilities. Or perhaps not. We are waking up this morning to the… Read moreHappy New Year!
I am not, by nature, an optimistic nor gregarious personality. I prefer to see myself as a realist, even-tempered and able to appreciate the downsides and risks in the things that happen to me, and around me, in my life…. Read moreFear Trumps Freedom