A ravishingly beautiful light

On the longest day an evening light of ravishing, exceptional beauty. Most of the things we see in nature are beautiful because of the harmony of their parts. A rose is beautiful because of the exact repetition of its...

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Come on girls you can do better

I am so disappointed in feminism.  I had hoped that if women had more power we would get a more humane, more common sensible, more tender world.  And of course there are some wonderful feminists. But so many  have...

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A very nasty regime indeed could seize power

The Brexit people constantly refer to the sacredness of democracy and the 2016 referendum as their justification. But they consistently show utter contempt for the democratic institutions that safeguard our freedom. The Daily Mail regards judges upholding the law...

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What does the 97% Consensus on Climate Change really mean?

Google It's ok to be smart.What does the 97% Consensus on Climate Change really mean?

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Let me make it crystal clear you can trust us

I hate the way some Tories pose as great Britisn patriots even as they are busy selling off our country to foreigners. Ordinary Londoners are finding it increasingly difficult to live in London while the foreign billionaires turn their...

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What is Art telling us?

There can surely have been no time in the whole history of the arts in which they have been so bereft of beauty as now.  Indeed, you sometimes wonder whether their contemporary mission is to negate and destroy beauty....

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10 Million UK jobs at risk

Opinion Ten million British jobs could be gone in 15 years. No one knows what happens next John Harris The reality of automation is becoming clear – and it’s terrifying. So why is there so little thinking among politicians about those who...

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At last a pesticide ban

from The Guardian 27/04/18   The European Union will ban the world’s most widely used insecticides from all fields due to the serious danger they pose to bees. The ban on neonicotinoids, approved by member nations on Friday, is expected to come...

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