Did anyone win the General Election of June 2017?

I have had some lovely American friends who said that the 2017 UK election was like trying to understand the rules of cricket, here goes my attempt at an explanation of what has happened in the last 72 hours. – The party that was in government and came top in the latest election with their…

My view of North Korea from North Korea

North Korea. A country that has the dubious distinction of being the third pillar of the Bush Axis of Evil and a leader who has been described as a tyrant, megalomaniac, mad and dangerous in equal measure. This was pretty much all I knew before I decided to go to the country to run the…

The terrifying danger of rapid technology versus slow government

Modern technology is now overwhelming politicians and public services. Decisions are being made for the future that are out of date before the ink has even dried on the goat parchment the legislation was written on. It won’t only cost billions but also could end, the state as we know it and put lives in…

The Labour nameshameblamegame will lead to a one party Britain

A media commentator described the last 24 hours for Labour as a ‘mixed bag’. Which is an interesting way of looking at the two by-election results since most mixed bags contain a health mix of different things, some of which are good and some less so. So in that spirit, let’s look at the Labour…