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Cycling and Religion


Cycling and religion (is there a difference?) are tricky topics for those of us who hope that we live in a rational world where other people’s space and their freedom to hold alternative views are respected. 622 more words

Politics And The Media

MPs call for diesel cars scrappage scheme to tackle air pollution 

Environmental audit committee joins Boris Johnson in calling for payments to encourage people to ditch diesel cars, as part of measures to clean up UK air… 463 more words

Air Quality

FictionFan Awards 2015 - Factual

All stand please…

…for this year’s nominees and winners of the annual FictionFan Awards of 2015.

In case you missed them last week, here’s a quick résumé of the rules… 1,280 more words

Book Review

A piece for Huffington Post, One Year On - Kings Cross Disaster: 27 Years on, Boris Johnson et al Are Playing With Fire

Click on the link to read an article I wrote for Huffington Post a year ago about the Kings Cross Disaster.

I am re-sharing it, because it is still relevant, especially against a continuing background of myopic cuts, and ever worstening austerity. 6 more words

At the End of the Paris Attacks Day

In the warmth of a Munich August, a young man dreams

Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité

Right, that’s it: the Paris Attacks have had their day in The Sun. 446 more words


Will the Mayor encourage the Metropolitan Police Service to commission a specific mobile application which will allow the victims of serious sexual offences to report their experiences discreetly to the police? 308 more words