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Aug
9
2020

Naked in the Woods

I was 15 when all the kids in my neighbourhood snuck into Marten’s Grove to go skinny dipping. It was the first time I had ever seen so many girls my own age in the nude. Continue reading

Dec
27
2019

A Future Without Cars.

There is a day, just a few years in the future, when the tyranny of the motor car over our towns and cities will come to an end.  When my car is both electric and autonomous (not long to wait … Continue reading

Aug
4
2019

Travels with Epicurus

A charming meditation on the wonders of old age. I’d previously read Mr Klein’s wonderful little book of philosophy jokes — Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar — but didn’t realize until halfway through that it was the … Continue reading

Jan
19
2019

Brexit is like a game of Tiddlywinks

Choose your metaphors carefully. Brexit is like a game of tiddlywinks We played a game two and a half years ago and you lost. That’s why you want another game. Then what? Best of three? But you cheated last time! … Continue reading

Jan
18
2019

Brexit Despair and Brexit Hope

The hardest thing to bear in all of this is that no one is allowed to tell the truth: not May, not Corbyn, not the People’s Vote People, not the Daily Mail, not the BBC, not even the Guardian editorial … Continue reading