Was it really four years ago? I have two abiding memories of the day. The first was my journey into work. I got to Finchley Central only to find the trains weren’t working. Grumbled. Jumped on a bus to Golders Green. Got a bus to Golders Green. Got a number 30 once I reached Baker… Continue reading Remembering 7/7
Calm as Hindu cows
Jonathan Calder and I have a different take on the “Keep Calm and Carry On” phenomenon. I have to admit that until I had read the Guardian article yesterday, this whole thing had passed me by. Now that I am aware, I don’t find it as charming and comforting as some of the commentators do… Continue reading Calm as Hindu cows
The Home Secretary: an unacceptable risk?
I can’t help but feel that this statement reveals all too much about the mental state of our beloved Home Secretary: Speaking during Home Office questions in the House of Commons, Ms Smith said: “I’ve spoken to him this morning about his comments. I’ve told him that I was surprised and profoundly disappointed by the… Continue reading The Home Secretary: an unacceptable risk?