- @drlangtry_girl Well that's just altitudist. What about people in the Fens who don't have hills? 4 hours ago
- A #TalkLikeAPirateDay joke: wp.me/p3uYA-2aM 4 hours ago
- Today's post: Nine thoughts on the referendum result wp.me/p3uYA-2aB 4 hours ago
- RT @KateGL: One of interest to at least @dds180 and @FlipChartRick : Gender pay gap in accounting still prominent - klou.tt/1qg47t9p3wyd2 4 hours ago
- @duncana_ Ha harrr. Thanks. 5 hours ago
- RT @DuncanOleary: 14% of SNP voters voted 'no' yesterday, according to the Ashcroft poll. #indyref 6 hours ago
- @neilmorrison Seems not everyone shares your scepticism. independent.co.uk/life-style/gad… 6 hours ago
- RT @fjjariego: Clearly women are cleverer: "There is literally not a single woman in this iPhone 6 queue" independent.co.uk/life-style/gad… 6 hours ago
- RT @BBCScotlandNews: "It got a bit nasty for a while" Police deal with angry #indyref scenes in George Square ► bbc.in/1wO5XSK htt… 6 hours ago
- RT @PME2014: Then it pissed it down all afternoon :/ 8 hours ago
- @crischarliepaul @alexmassie What about Polaris? 8 hours ago
- @crischarliepaul @alexmassie Dunno about the nuke free childhoods. But agree on the rest. 8 hours ago
- Pirate Day joke
- Nine thoughts on the referendum result
- Breaking up the UK – everyone’s a loser
- The brutal maths of public spending
- Who saw the crash coming?
- Are we really about to split up our country?
- The Old Rectory Syndrome
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
- Britain’s management problem
Monthly Archives: June 2012
Sad news this week; the chaps at We Love Local Government are closing their blog down. I understand their reasons. A group blog is a double-edged sword. You can pump out a lot of posts which gets you a regular … Continue reading
After his bank was found guilty of illegally manipulating Libor rates, Barclays CEO Bob Diamond said he was “sorry that some people acted in a manner not consistent with our culture and values”. Once again, we are being asked to believe … Continue reading
My Twitter stream today was full of stuff about how Chloe Smith had been savaged and humiliated by Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight and how cowardly it was for George Osborne to send in a wee lassie to defend his volte-face … Continue reading
As the combined implications of fiscal austerity and demographics start to sink in, we are beginning to get an idea of what life after Peak State might look like. The Local Government Association has published a projection of council finances for 2020 and … Continue reading
I have never been loyal to an organisation. Ever. I feel the same way about loyalty as I feel about passion. It’s a big word and not one I use lightly. That doesn’t mean I’ve never been committed to my … Continue reading
Yesterday, Ed Miliband waded into that most toxic of political subjects with a speech on immigration. Labour, he said, got its immigration policy wrong. He will inevitably be shot at from at least two entrenched positions. Whatever he says will … Continue reading