Saturday, 29 October 2016

Point of view

Seems that Google Earth (2014)  had the same idea about POV on Liverpool Road, Reading, as I did in 1973/4.

Friday, 28 October 2016

Why Tony Blair is right again (in English this time)

‘There's got to be some way’ of reestablishing sanity.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Why Tony Blair is right (again, and in French)

Brexit : Tony Blair répond aux questions de Jean-Pierre Elkabbach

Wednesday, 8 June 2016


This is a satellite view of the border between France and Germany in 2016 (it runs down the centre of the River Rhine). Gerard Unger reminded me that there is no barrier as you drive across the bridge – just a small blue sign. Think of the conflicts that raged across this border in previous times. That is to me the most telling reason why we need (and need to be members of) supranational institutions.