Saturday, 12 February 2011


Now people are actually sitting up and looking at the reality behind the slogan, The Big Society looks about as future-proof as Hosni Mubarak.
Me, 3 February 2011

Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protests by anti-government demonstrators in Cairo and other cities.

BBC, 11 February 2011

The government has put on hold plans to sell off some English forests...

Proposals to offload 258,000 hectares run by the Forestry Commission have attracted cross-party criticism and a public outcry.

BBC, 11 February 2011

On the basis of my proven ability to predict the crashingly obvious, a lucrative career in astrology beckons. Obviously, my predictions won't be quite so specific when it comes to individual horoscopes, but thanks to the Forer Effect, that shouldn't be a problem.