Don't get me wrong, Boris Johnson is a likeable man and can be surprisingly kind and loyal. So when I voted "no confidence" in him this week it was not a personal issue. I was convinced that his shortcomings in Downing Street were doing … [Read more...] about MUST TRY HARDER
The appalling bloodshed in Ukraine is unwarranted and unacceptable. The attacks upon innocent people are deeply shocking. The bombardments Russia has unleashed have no justification. Some of the weapons now in use may well be … [Read more...] about PUTIN – A DANGEROUS DICTATOR
In the past week I have spent a great deal of time in Glasgow at the vital climate change conference, COP-26. The world's political leaders may have come and gone, but the hard work is still being done. It is a fascinating process in which … [Read more...] about A FAIR COP?
Somerset has a nasty water pollution problem. Green algae means excess phosphates, and excess phosphates are dangerous. The Somerset Levels used to have the prized status of an area of Special Scientific Interest (SSI). But it has now … [Read more...] about GREEN IS GOOD – PHOSPHATES ARE BAD
This county has been happily pressing Somerset apples and producing wonderful cider for as long as anyone can remember. But tonight I guarantee there will be glasses raised to the Right Honourable Rishi Sunak, MP who has topped off his … [Read more...] about CHEERS TO THE CHANCELLOR!