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Irrational Giving?

September 30, 2010 Longrider 2

Mark Easton discusses charitable giving and suggests that donors are not always rational  – worse, do not give according to worthiness. Martin Brookes, chief executive […]

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Of Otters and Owls

September 26, 2010 Longrider 7

I’ve been away for the past few days. I took the opportunity to visit the Tamar Otter sanctuary. Here, then, are some of the images. […]

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Another Driving Story

September 21, 2010 Longrider 17

Following on from yesterday’s nonsense about older drivers we have another call from the righteous to restrict drivers. Newly qualified young drivers should be banned […]

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BBC on Elderly Drivers

September 20, 2010 Longrider 14

The BBC Breakfast programme has been discussing elderly drivers (no link, unfortunately). The usual stuff came out of the discussion; older drivers have slower reactions, […]

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Andy Burnham

September 17, 2010 Longrider 9

Arsehole. On identity cards – a controversy which he had a hand in developing during his time as a Home Office minister – he is […]