- RT @FlipChartCat: I told you there was a cat in the manger: rljrnews.com/?p=343 32 minutes ago
- @_PatrickThomas Now you mention it, I haven't seen a 'Winterval replacing Christmas' article this year. 38 minutes ago
- @_PatrickThomas True. At least they've blown those out of our timelines. 40 minutes ago
- RT @gethynwilliams: 'independently strong, collectively weak' - @abercrombierob's spot on take on current VCS punch-baggery > http://t.co/… 41 minutes ago
- @HR_Gem Someone had it written all ready to go. 42 minutes ago
- As sure as night follows day, Mandela's death brings forth dozens of 'Leadership Lessons from Mandela' articles. 48 minutes ago
- @Clutterbust Ain't it just! 54 minutes ago
- RT @holland_tom: At last! @kingofdawah speaks out on why segregation is true liberation & the scales drop from my eyes! http://t.co/fzs73Ch… 54 minutes ago
- @LeeGregoryPeck Over to you: wp.me/p3uYA-1Tp 1 hour ago
- @AndySpence Excellent. Talking of Snow White, time to do another festive fun post, I think. flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2010/12/31/pan… 1 hour ago
- RT @AndySpence: I needed a password eight characters long so I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Nick Helm 1 hour ago
- Implications of Osborne's spending plans: wp.me/p3uYA-1Tp #AutumnStatement 1 hour ago
- No-one from the north need apply!
- 1948: a dystopian tale – by George O
- What about Cornwall?
- Is there a North-South divide? And where is it?
- Business Demographics
- Big Brother, Big Sister and control-freakery
- A Comment Award for the boy who couldn’t write
- High pay, low pay and secular stagnation
- Demographic timebomb – not as timebomby if we work a bit longer
- Acid Retirement Home
- Public service cuts: Has the government gotten away with it?
- Bugles calling for them from sad shires
Monthly Archives: April 2010
The US Army is experiencing something of a backlash against PowerPoint after creating the ‘World’s worst PowerPoint slide’ to illustrate its strategy in Afghanistan. It probably isn’t the world’s worst slide; there must be hundreds of equally crap ones sitting on … Continue reading
As Marina Hyde notes, what should have been the main story of the day, the fact that the public finances are in the crap and the politicians don’t want to talk about it, has been blown away by Gordon Brown’s silly … Continue reading
I’ve now had time to read the judgement in the Sharon Shoesmith case and, while I was wrong about the outcome, it seems that I wasn’t as wrong as I initially thought. The judge ruled against Ms Shoesmith’s application for a judicial … Continue reading
The High Court is due to give its judgement on Sharon Shoesmith’s dismissal today. Unfortunately, I shall be out of the country when it does. When I first questioned the soundness of Ms Shoesmith’s sacking and Ofsted’s sudden volte-face, the media witch-hunt … Continue reading
With a few notable exceptions, most senior executives are not very good at public speaking, by which I mean real public speaking, not just standing up and droning through a Powerpoint presentation. One of the main reasons for this is … Continue reading
There was precious little discussion about the UK’s deficit in last night’s TV election debate. Hardly surprising given that politicians have spent months trying to dodge all the difficult questions. Too much work and not enough blogging time has left … Continue reading
The Conservatives say they can get £12 billion more efficiency savings out of the public sector than the government has claimed. They have recruited Martin Read, the author of the Operational Efficiency Programme (OEP), to tell them how. The politicians’ … Continue reading
Bob Crow made a complete prat of himself on Radio 4 this morning. Responding to Network Rail’s successful challenge to his union’s proposed strike he somehow managed, with a bizarre combination of obfuscation and aggression, to completely fail to get his point across. The … Continue reading