I’m afraid I was somewhat underwhelmed by Superman Returns, which I saw on Saturday evening. In part, this may be because I built it up too much, being a fan of both the Richard Donner film and Bryan Singer. However, there are a number of ways in which I think the film took a wrong… Continue reading Not as super as it should have been (warning: geekfest alert and spoilers)
A couple of websites have caught my attention today: HousePriceCrash – is dedicated to highlighting that we are due for a corrective house price crash soon. Prediction is a mugs game, but they are almost certainly correct – any speculative market is subject to boom and bust no matter how much Gordon Brown protests. This… Continue reading New Links
Labour and Lib Dem spokespeople have been competing on how best to insult young people struggling to pay for their own pensions this week. Speaking at an Institute of Public Policy Research meeting, Pensions Minister James Purnell highlighted the fact that the number of young people saving for a pension has gone down in the… Continue reading Labour: young people are feckless. Lib Dems: no, they’re just dumb.