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Times are bad.Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a blog.”

-Cicero (kind of)

Well well well. A number of excellent friends of mine have already made the plunge into blogging and I have finally caved in and joined them. 377 more words

Notes & Essays

156 - Decision making: The calendar effect and local government planning.

Posted by Lancing Farrell                                                              700 words

This is the fourth post in a series. Most councils prepare their plans in a very conventional way. All of the councils where I have worked have been the same. 714 more words

Local Government

Blogging Advice from an 18th-Century Periodical

Sometimes people think blogging is a waste of time, and that maybe I’m just a sad little history/literature geek at a laptop blogging things which nobody will read (In all truth I probably am, but I’m not really ashamed of this). 735 more words

18th Century

A Healthy Mind...

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”
variously attributed to Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison, and Augustus Hare.

Deborah Makarios