Monthly Archives: January 2017

Do not fool yourself

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool” (Richard Feynman) Several of our northern universites have excellent Computer Science departments; we have lots of aspiring entrepreneurs, workspaces and hubs a plenty and whilst the tech scene is a lot better than it was 20 […]

Labour must oppose Brexit

Seven months after the referendum we now have some clarity as to what Brexit will look like – a “hard Brexit”. After Mrs May’s speech at Lancaster House the “race to the bottom” that Jeremy Corbyn’s warned of, is on. Workers already hit by austerity can expect no rise in living standards for many years. […]

Does it really matter?

I used to have high blood pressure but then, talking to a very wise friend, I found a very simple technique to lower it. Medications are not the answer. The problem with medications is that they tend to have side-effects and interactions with other medications. So, in addition to having a healthy lifestyle, what other things […]