Is Knife Crime London-o-centric, or the reporting of it?

Last week I arrived in Croydon to a week’s worth of knife deaths, convictions and escapes.  It seemed that the whole place was a blood-bath.  In examining them closely, some deaths were national news – and deservedly so, but mostly, there is no world outside of London for all the meeja types. For instance, in… Continue reading Is Knife Crime London-o-centric, or the reporting of it?

The Big Green Con Trick

a.k.a.  Is the wind more expensive now? Just a quick thought…. Everyone knows that global energy prices are going up and have roughly doubled in the last year.  In the UK, domestic fuel companies have for some years offered a “Green” tariff on gas and electricity.  The cost has been close to the “normal” tariffs,… Continue reading The Big Green Con Trick