Category: Stuff that doesn’t fit in another category

  • Privatising the Roads – A Vision of the Future…

    It’s an unspecified number of years from now. In 2012 private investment was sought to fund Britain’s road network.  When the companies demanded to make a profit, the not-privatisation-at-all-no-siree deals became pure privatisation.  Now more than 90% of Britain’s road network is in private hands.  Somewhere on a remote Scottish island, a family plans their […]

  • Maverick – Closure at last.

    Back in November last year, I let Maverick out of the back door along with his buddy, Urza.  I’d do this every morning.  5 minutes later they’d be back at the door, yowling to come back in.  It was their routine and I loved it.  Loved letting them out into the garden knowing I’d see […]

  • Tidy? Me? Maybe…

    For your entertainment and edification, I bring you a guest post by one SidneyKidney (you can find him by that name on Twitter and all good Social Media services).  Like me, he’s an island dweller, although his island is significantly less remote.  New to the fine art of parenting, he has but one minion at […]