Blogs

  • Good Sense Party Manifesto

    21st February 2019

    The redoubtable Harry McQuillen has been considering starting up his own party. Here’s his manifesto. Think…

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  • Harry McQuillen’s Age of Insecurity

    6th December 2018

    Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and China all seem to be behaving oddly, at least they all…

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  • Age of Insecurity: The History Boys

    4th July 2018

    Independence Day, the 4th of July, seems to me to be the right time to be…

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  • Litterbugs are bugged by litter

    22nd February 2018

    LitterBugs is a newly formed litter picking group set up by local parents and children but…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    7th December 2017

    The breeding season has come to an end on Coquet, and the final numbers are in….

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  • Age of insecurity: here’s to goodwill

    Age of insecurity: here’s to goodwill

    7th December 2017

    It is always a good time to look for the positives in life. We can find…

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  • Age of insecurity: Health worries

    Age of insecurity: Health worries

    12th October 2017

    “Cyberchondria” is a very evocative word. It refers to an aspect of hypochondria which is a…

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  • Age of Insecurity: new Olympic sport

    Age of Insecurity: new Olympic sport

    22nd August 2017

    Swallow diving on tarmac is not yet an Olympic sport. I’ve become quite good at it,…

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  • Back to the beaches: a trip to Normandy with Amble D-Day veteran

    Back to the beaches: a trip to Normandy with Amble D-Day veteran

    21st August 2017

    Travelling in a convoy of 94 London taxis with French police outriders on motorbikes was an…

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  • Age of Insecurity: Cultivated Eccentricity

    Age of Insecurity: Cultivated Eccentricity

    13th July 2017

    I’ve never tried to write anything where I’ve worked backwards in time. However this is a…

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