Standing in a Crowd of Common Sense

Standing in a Crowd of Common Sense

Six foot plus, with an additional three foot plus of eight/ten year old on his shoulders made for a total thirteen/fourteen feet, or 4 metres+  of solid barrier rant-making opportunity between the stage and several people. Ready to be entertained, in amongst a crowd of likeminded people, there’s always one; where’s the common sense in [...]
High Five?

High Five?

Almost a year since we mused about wrecking;  false lights luring passing ships, the General Election has brought out lights of a different nature. Lights, Camera, Action: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly ( in more ways than one) are being played out and, after reading a  superb article by Michael Blastland   about polls [...]
April 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

April 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

Time Warping and Waiting.... We’re waiting..... Watching and waiting......Transition, shift....It’s happened.  The continuum of time, whether from the much caricatured Einstein  or the Beam-Me-Up Scotty  type means that so often we all wait for something to happen, and then, the moment passes; or is happening in another sphere. The recent much discussed budget is now [...]
February 2010 Muse & Views: Winding Up Wonderland

February 2010 Muse & Views: Winding Up Wonderland

Any fool can make things complicated, it requires a genius to make things simple, or something to that effect said E.F Schumacher.  As layer upon layer of complexity is added to spice up a story, be used as spin or just remind us that common sense isn’t so common, it’s a reasonable adage to be [...]
July 2009 News, Muse and Views

July 2009 News, Muse and Views

No Paine,  No Gain...... Living during a time of constitutional change, economic expansion, the birth of both National Debt and the Bank of England, Thomas Paine, amongst many things, called for revolution, defended private property, wrote on behalf of Banking, the Wage and Class Injustice, has been quoted by American Presidents and  yet had only 6 [...]