Digital – sale or licence?

Counting Crows are the latest band to file suit against a record company. In this case it is against Universal. The band allege that the sales of their music through iTunes and the other digital companies constitute sales through a … Continued

Prisoners in USA

There are 2.2 Million prisoners in the USA. There are only 1 Million high school teachers. Surely there is a better use for these incarcerated people rather than just locking them all up together with all of the necessary security … Continued

Biden and freedom

According to a report in the BBC, the Vice-President of the USA, Mr Biden, told a group in China applying for visas to the US that “innovation can only occur where you can breathe free”. Mr Biden told his audience … Continued


I love this quote: No, no, you’re not thinking, you’re just being logical. -Niels Bohr, physicist (1885-1962)


The constant news from the Mediterranean is very depressing with the news of boats of migrants sinking with enormous loss of lives. These sad people have paid lots of money to escape from their own countries where they face death, … Continued


Herman Wallace has been freed from prison after being held in solitary confinement for 41 years! He had been sentenced on apparently very tenuous evidence. What a barbaric way to treat a human being. This was in the United States. … Continued

George Best

I am a football fan. It was 50 years ago that the skinny George Best first appeared in a Manchester United shirt. He was easily the best footballer that I have ever seen. My friend Arthur and I drove from … Continued