Month: May 2014

Racist Britain?

A recent survey: Indicated that 30% of those asked regarded themselves as describe themselves as either ‘very’ or ‘a little’ prejudiced against people of other races. A racist party? In recent local government and EU elections in the UK, UKIP…

For those in peril on the sea

Cheeki Rafiki: As I write this is appears increasingly unlikely that any of the crew aboard the yacht ‘Cheeki Rafiki’ have survived the capsizing in the Atlantic. Now is not the time to ask questions about the sea worthiness of modern yacht…

The winds of change

A gentle breeze? For reasons that will become clear I have postponed my returned to Malaysia. Wind in the hair? I’ve had a haircut. Why have shorter hair in a cold(er) climate? Relentlessly editing: Pounding the keys, and pavement, for…