Category: politics

Syria: many shades of black

Syria: many shades of black

What follows is merely one man’s opinion – mine. I find it desperately sad that the situation in Syria has been reduced to a series polarised caricatures. Good vs bad is such an appealing...

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...