Does striking making sense? I think not.

Let me preface this by saying that I absolutely respect the right of workers to withdraw their labour in protest at their conditions – it’s an essential manifestation of freedom of speech. However, in a modern economy, with generous provisions … Continue reading

Get out of the car! An unusual car-jacking…

I’m told by a reliable source that this is true, in which case this story is very funny, but potentially one that supports the argument for better gun control in the USA!   All joking aside, it could have ended … Continue reading

Dr Who just gets better and better!

Already, it’s time for the Dr. Who mid-season finale and I just cannot wait – surely Saturday 4 June will see one of the most eagerly-anticipated episodes of a TV drama for many years: “A Good Man Goes to War”. … Continue reading

Has Twitter has done the right thing for Internet privacy?

I’m intrigued by the negative reaction that some have had to Twitter’s decision to release the personal information of a South Tyneside councillor who had attempted to tweet under a veil of digital anonymity. Twitter’s behaviour is entirely consistent with … Continue reading

My thoughts on the IT Directors Forum 2011

I have just returned from the fascinating and enjoyable IT Directors’ Forum 2011 (ITDF11), a major technology conference, organised by Richmond Events and held aboard the luxurious P&O Aurora cruise ship. At first, I was worried that being stuck on … Continue reading

The official Red Ed ‘Fightback’ Tour poster

The official Red Ed ‘Fightback’ Tour poster, originally uploaded by conservativeparty. Hilarious! Poor Ed Milliband must have a bit of a headache now.

President Obama vs. Osama Bin Laden

Now that the world has seen the death of Osama Bin Laden confirmed, it is obvious that President Obama will get a much needed boost for achieving what the two presidents before him failed to do. His decision to focus … Continue reading

Breaking News: Obama confirms that Osama Bin Laden is dead

The alleged architect of the 9/11 atrocity, Osama Bin Laden, has been confirmed dead – killed days ago in a firefight with US-led forces. President Obama has confirmed it in a moving speech highlighting the attack on America nearly ten … Continue reading

The Official Royal Wedding photographs

The Official Royal Wedding photographs, a set by The British Monarchy on Flickr. Absolutely fabulous!

Congratulations to Prince William & Princess Catherine on their wedding!

Wow! What a day! Never have I felt prouder to be British – or to be Londoner! Today’s events remind us why the Royal Family is so important to Britain and to the world; more than a million people lined … Continue reading