How to piss off your partner

It is often said that love and commitment are at the heart of any long-term relationship. This is patently false. The real centre of any...

Perfect Pitta Bread

These barely leavened breads, known to us by their Israeli name, but common throughout the Arab world, are some of the most ancient in...

Brexit – The Next Few Months

There have been two great democratic moments in post-war British politics. The first was in the 1945 General Election when victory for the Labour...

If The EU Was A Marriage

In 1975 the UK voted to join the EEC, a trade community. Over time this has evolved in to the EU, something we have...

Our Last Chance to Save Britain

The sun will come up on Friday morning whatever the result of the referendum. But Leave or Remain, Britain will never be the same...

The London RT Bus

The RT-type bus is, to many people, the classic London bus, even though the Routemaster has since claimed, greater fame due to its being the...

Travelling From Left To Right

When you look at the recent student protests in the UK it occurred to me how people change throughout their lives. It may seem like...

Appreciation Is Worth More Than Money

On June 1st 1995 Alan Wilder left Depeche Mode. During his press conference he stated: "Since joining in 1982, I have continually striven to give...

Being A Train Driver In A Nutshell!

Last week angry Thameslink passengers complained about the route’s new train operator, which in turn has admitted to a deteriorating service. Faced with near-daily delays,...

Rape Goes Practically Unpunished in Sweden

There are not many things in life that make me truly angry but this is one of them! Two boys sentenced to 6 months in...