Why conservatives are like a broken record on climate change

Why conservatives are like a broken record on climate change

Prompted by a recent and quite surreal debate with a friend of a friend on Facebook, I wanted to revisit the reasons why conservatives might be so obsessed with denying climate change is happening and that mankind is responsible. The best thing about the Earth is if...
No tenim por

No tenim por

It’s been a strange and troubling week since the terrorist attack in Barcelona. Partly because of our proximity to the terrible events on Las Ramblas, and partly because having my children on holiday here meant I didn’t want to make them overly fearful in the...
Butch and Sundance Remembered

Butch and Sundance Remembered

Why the opening of ‘Butch Cassidy’ is a landmark of screenwriting I love the opening moments of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, a movie favourite that I watched again recently. I really admire William Goldman and what he achieved with this film. The film is a...
Off the grid

Off the grid

Off The Grid The average human brain has one hundred billion nerve cells wired together with a million billion connections, a truly incredible statistic I read in a magazine during a recent holiday.  The key part of the previous sentence is the ‘read in a magazine’...