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Fight Club

In March 2013 George Osborne’s introduction to his Budget speech included these words: “This is a Budget for those who aspire to own their own home; who aspire to get their first job; or start their own business; a Budget for those who want to save for their retirement and provide for their children. 1,017 more words


Either Which Way But You Lose

A courtroom somewhere in England and Wales. HHJ A.P.A. Ratchik QC presides. The defendant, Bill Sykes, sits in the dock and has been identified. The defendant is represented by Miss Fi Owen. 1,449 more words


Avoiding the Cracks

Disturbing news reaches me from Aylesbury. Now there is a phrase that I have never had cause to use before. I apologise to Aylesbury if I have the location incorrect. 762 more words


iPhone's don't play well with Flash!

Not long ago, I completed a business website for a good friend. Without having the knowledge of much code, especially CSS, it was created in Adobe Flash. 249 more words

Knights Templar, lawyers and a bugler

The Temple Horn Blower is a character I discovered recently in one of my antiquarian guides to London. This London curiosity doesn’t seem to exist anymore unless you know better. 337 more words

The BPTC problem.

Thousands of people sit the BPTC every year; they ignore the advice, the statistics and the money. All of these students compete for the lucrative, ever-decreasing prize that is pupillage. 725 more words

Law Student

Looks Matter

We are told these days that looks do not matter. We are told that those who are slightly, or even heavily overweight should not be ashamed. 1,371 more words