The Rainy Day, an adventure of Roffa, the excellent dog

Roffa liked the rain, she like the way the drops fell from the sky so she could catch them on her tongue, she liked the way that the drops bounced on the pavement and the plants, she loved the smell of the world in the rain. Most of all she liked getting her fur wet.Continue reading “The Rainy Day, an adventure of Roffa, the excellent dog”

Elections (Accuracy and Good Order) Bill

Contents Controls on Social Media During Elections A BILL to Ensure that disinformation and deliberate attempts to subvert the democratic process at election time are not further enabled by social media networks. BE IT ENACTED by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons,Continue reading “Elections (Accuracy and Good Order) Bill”

Impermanent Secretary

The Labour Party have decided that the biggest barrier to the successful delivery of their political agenda are the Permanent Secretaries who run government departments. This is sometimes known as the “Grand Vizier” theory of organisational inertia. I worked for many different Perm Secs in my time and they were as mixed a bag asContinue reading “Impermanent Secretary”

Primum non nocere at the end of the world

Climate change is the largest, most complex problem we as a species face. So we are addressing it in the classic human manner through a mixture of displacement activities, making things worse and hiding our heads in the sand. The sand left by the melted glaciers and vanished ice caps. This is understandable. The problemContinue reading “Primum non nocere at the end of the world”