Monthly Archives: October 2013

Why our energy bills are so high – a simple explanation (for MPs)

We pay nearly 3 times more for electricity in the UK than we should – here’s why. In the early 1990s the UK created an energy market. I shall not discuss gas and will focus on electricity. Electricity cannot be stored, so within small limits generation has to match usage. Energy is generated using nuclear, […]

Protecting children on the Internet

I have 5 children (BGBGB) the youngest is 23 and all grew up with their own bedrooms and computers with no “parental controls”. There was no “over-watch”. I wanted all of my children to be “computer savvy” – and they are. Furthermore, I am keen on helping other children become computer savvy – teaching them […]