Fire – how did it come to this?

The devastating fire in North Kensington must have had us all thinking of 9/11. And yet this was a preventable, (in all likelihood) accidental fire in what is supposed to be the fifth richest nation on earth. Personally I feel deeply ashamed that such an appalling inferno, in which at least 17 people perished, can… Read more

No hope – just belief

The central tenet of the Conservative campaign seems to be a beauty contest of personalities with Jeremy Corbyn as chief ogre. The only Tory plan is austerity, which is largely uncosted. Otherwise there is hardly any plan – and certainly none for Brexit. Unfortunately the beauty contest has been interrupted by bombings and murders. Yet,… Read more