How Cameron should reach out to grassroots

How Cameron should reach out to grassroots

While speculation continues about who Andy Coulson’s successor will be, a couple of reports  caught my attention today. The first was the front page story in PR Week which states that Andy Coulson helped push through “a radical restructure of the Downing...
Living with a monster child

Living with a monster child

I was appalled to read a shocking court case in my local paper today about a mother who was too frightened to wake her violent teenage son to send him to school; he has only attended 22 out of 175 sessions and she pleaded guilty to one charge of failing to secure his...
You can have a SuperBlog too

You can have a SuperBlog too

I would like to thank Ian McKendrick for my new professional website, or SuperBlog, as he describes it. As it is still based on a WordPress theme – originally designed by my social media mentor Geoff Jones – it was quite a painless process for him to...
Why Public School Boys Run Britain

Why Public School Boys Run Britain

I’ll be watching Andrew Neil’s BBC 2 programme this evening, Posh and Posher: Why Public School Boys Run Britain. The focus will naturally be on David Cameron and Nick Clegg who both had a privileged education. Let’s separate the words “public...
Tackling global food shortages and GM crops

Tackling global food shortages and GM crops

The chances are I might not be around in 40 years time, but my sons will, and their children too. I want to know they are going to have food to eat. I also want to believe that others in the world will be able to eat as well. According to a report by Sir John...