Brexit disaster looms…

There is worrying news from the WTO, which seems to be little noticed. The only record I can find is here, and which ‘Yorkshire Bylines’ are, I suggest, well worth following. The USA has long refused to approve more WTO ajudicators (arbitrators for disputes) so these judges are now inquorate. Trump has only accentuated the… Read more

Fatstock for slaughter

I have already drawn attention to the diabetes and metabolism problems that appear to leave some people more than usually susceptible to COVID-19. Even more persuasive evidence has arrived in the ‘European Scientist’: Public Health England have said now is the best time to quit smoking, citing research from China concluding that smokers were 14… Read more


This is a coined word to suggest the state we’re in. (Dys + [U]topia + Tory). So, as a start, ‘efficiency’ was and is king – even when it doesn’t work for what is needed. As an example, the complete incompetence in the management of a Coronavirus test centre in Surrey, which was run by… Read more