Category: BBC

Here, there and everywhere: rant

I’ve just read a story on the BBC concerning Nokia and a London-based tech startup called Lowdownapp, over the right to the word ‘here’. It’s a great example of people using words in a cavalier manner....

Signs of the times

Signs of the times

Nothing new here. Feel free to move along. I got to thinking recently (and not for the first time) about the smoking ban in the UK. This was prompted by something I’d heard on...

Can we fix it?

Can we fix it?

I’m sure I’m not the only person who came down with Barack Obama fatigue last week, although it’s deeply unfashionable to admit such a thing. Don’t get me wrong. I think he is very...