The Tories are ripe for an extinction event

It is not the strongest of a species that survives, nor the most intelligent, it is the one most adaptable to change, that survives. Charles Darwin. The growth of civilisation was made possible because every able bodied person is capable of producing more goods than they need for their own personal survival, bearing in mind […]

Life in Britain, where the privileged feel hard done by

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,151 Saturday 18 July 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I can’t imagine a greater insult to public sector workers whose pay is capped at 1% a year for the next four years than you saying of the MPs pay rise, “you’re paid a rate for the job and […]

Britain is not a Tory feudal fiefdom and we are not their vassals

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,130 Saturday 27 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Britain has a profound and distressing problem. The problem is your government and can be put very simply, Britain is not your feudal fiefdom and we are not your vassals. I have, in a long and chequered life, had […]