We don’t need Nanny State Weather reports

Last Saturday I was driving on the M4 in south Wales, the weather was awful, quite possibly the heaviest rain I’ve ever had to drive in. And to help me was the absolutely ridiculous notices on the electronic signs that warned me of “Poor Driving...

Why working to a Common Purpose makes sense

First; the admission: I am a “graduate” of Common Purpose having taken part in the year long programme in Cardiff around 1995. So there’s a chance that I might be biased when I say that Eric Pickles is making a mistake when he says that local...

Sometimes we just need to do the Right Thing

How can anyone be anything other than appalled at the decision to close Remploy factories as announced last week? (click logo for announcement) The decision is morally wrong, unsupportable from an holistic economic perspective and makes no social sense what so ever....

Isn’t respect a 2 way street?

New Zealand, or is that The New Zealand All Blacks, or is it just the All Blacks? I was confused when I heard the announcers refer to them as all of the above, but there is no denying the power of their brand, a brand that not only commands respect but, far too often,...