Category Archives: Money

Legislation – more options than 1

Sometimes it seems like the only thing Governments do is legislate, and when they campaign they say they are going to cut unnecessary legislation and yet they increase it every time. Let’s give them some ideas about what kinds of … Continue reading

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Journalists need to understand basic maths!

Here in the UK the ‘good news’ is that inflation has come down, so roving journalists went onto the streets and asked people how this would affect them, the suggestion being that lower inflation will make people better off. This … Continue reading

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Some sensible ideas from the Daily Mail

The press has got a lot of stick lately for phone hacking, bribing police and army officers, harassing victims of crime and generally behaving like arrogant lords of all, so I thought I would report on some good ideas from … Continue reading

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The one thing wrong with Government is….

In an established democracy of more than 60 million people  you would think after 1000 years we would be able to get the UK Government right, but we don’t. It might be that it is a ‘really difficult job’, but … Continue reading

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Hooked on growth

The film shown by Transition Chichester last night was Hooked on Growth, created by an organisation called Growth Busters. The film is carried through the true story of how Dave Gardner, a film director,  becomes so concerned about growth as the only … Continue reading

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Little mistakes, big consequences

I made a little mistake today and am still kicking myself for it, though the consequences are minor. Shopping at the Farmer’s market I bought some leeks. They are quite long so they stuck out of my backpack. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Errors, slips, mistakes, illusions and delusions

Two young girls died when hit by a train six years ago, and Network Rail have admitted their ‘liability’ in court a few days ago. Tragically people are still dying when crossing railway lines, faults are analysed, attempts made to … Continue reading

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