Monthly Archives: June 2013

Middle-of-the-Road Thinking

Recently it has been proposed that “hogging” the middle lane of the motorway ought to result in drivers being charged a fixed penalty. Various arguments have been presented on this, either in favour of it or in opposition. This is … Continue reading

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Austerity and Entitlement

Civilisation is being dismantled in order to pay off debts that were run up by those who have somehow remained out of the reach of suffering. The bankers, who caused this global recession, are not suffering; the giant corporations (those … Continue reading

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Take Care When Appointing Caretakers

I live in a multiple-occupancy dwelling. Not so very long ago, when it was time to renew the lease on our maintenance contract, we invited new caretakers in to look after the property for us. A seemingly respectable couple, who … Continue reading

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