Plugging in to Europe…

I had not encountered these plugs before – and nor, it seems, have many others. They look of course, like standard UK plugs but conceal underneath a base European standard two pin! Thus it has been suggested that this is an EU Trojan Horse – or even a fifth column… Or that the EU lurks… Read more

Major bus improvements

I’ve recently posted about country buses because I consider buses important – as the most widely used form of public transport. However, it now seems to have been given very little news attention…But Greater Manchester is now due to be transforming into a London type integrated network. At last! This is very good news –… Read more

BBC’s continuing learning curve…

This is an item from the twitter feed of Andy Verity, BBC Economics correspondent, about housing and how he thinks the market is overheating: Andy Verity@andyverity·31mThe official forecaster the Office for Budget Responsibility has warned about the effect on government finances of a rise in interest rates. Never mind them (they can always ‘print’ money… Read more