With Apologies to the Late, Great Hunter S. Thompson

Strange memories on this nervous night in England. Two years later? Three? It seems like a lifetime, or at least a Main Era—the kind of peak that never comes again. England in the late twenty-teens was a very special time and place to be a…

How To Lose Weight. It's Simple, But it's Not Easy.

Apparently there's an obesity epidemic, and it's because naughty restaurants and "the food industry" are trying to overfeed us as part of a conspiracy to, um... something. And I think everyone knows, deep down, that this is theory is nonsense.…

Internal Party Democracy is Undemocratic.

The Labour left have had a peculiar mental tic since at least the days of Tony Benn (Man of the people and 2nd Viscount Stansgate, 1925-2014). They do not see Members of Parliament as representatives, who use their own judgement when legislating.…

"We Survived Without the EU" and other fallacious arguments for Brexit

The British Government apparently withdrew the planning for a withdrawal from the EU without a deal from public scrutiny, because it contained plans to cope with disruptions to food supply chains. This was "turning people against brexit". Now…