Theresa May: You have been weighed, and you have been measured…

There is a theory in business called the Peter Principle, that suggests that people rise to "their level of incompetence." This roughly means that being good at one job doesn’t mean you’ll be as good at the job on the next rung up the ladder. As people get promoted they become less-effective at their job,... Continue Reading →

A nightmare on Downing Street

A long and dusty road stretches off into the distance of a barren and parched landscape, a dirty barefoot girl in bloodied rags is staggering across the scrubland frantically waving and shouting at an approaching vehicle. The car skids to a halt a hundred meters down the road and as the girl clambers onto the tarmac the... Continue Reading →

Russell Brand’s Monster? or NONE OF THE ABOVE

Back in October 2013 I chucked my two penneth down into the interweb along with a thousand others who had something to say about Russell Brand - (Russell Brand’s Revolution or “Wankers one and all”?). He’d just leapt into the political spotlight having guest edited the Spectator magazine and appeared on Newsnight to tell Jeremy Paxman that he... Continue Reading →

It’s not fair: A blog on inequality

It’s been seven days since I promised some pals that I would publish this piece within twenty-four hours – so true to form I’m late. It’s not been a week of lounging by the pool drinking margaritas I might add. It’s been a week of studying documents, reading newspapers, and scouring the web for information.... Continue Reading →

Russell brands Revolution: The leather trousered philanthropist.

Last year I wrote a blog: “Russell Brand's revolution: Wankers one and All”.   And recently it’s been getting a massive amount of attention. That might be because he’s just written a book called “Revolution”, or maybe it’s linked to the word “Wanker” in the title I don’t know. Or it could just be because... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: