Miscellaneous

Why Independence for Scotland could be good for Conservative Politics

London based politicians have for generations got Scotland wrong. This is particularly true of the right wing Conservative party who have practically no representatives in the land of the Picts. But Independence could change all this. Advertisements

Monaco GP 2010 Qualifying: “52 billion chickens in the world”

Monte Carlo is where the wheeler-dealers hang out, and when the Formula One circus comes to town it’s difficult sometimes to tell them apart. Both packs drip with riches, glamour, and excitement as they strut their stuff in the paddock, but how much of it is show? As Martin Brundle said, “I know there’s 52 […]

Obama’s not entirely new Middle East direction

So, Senator Mitchell was duly despatched by the new President to the Middle East. He sorted out the Northern Ireland troubles, so he is given credit for a magic touch when it comes to these things. But in N. Ireland he spoke to both warring factions, In Palestine he will only speak to one. And […]

2007 Formula One World Championship – still not over

The 2007 season has had more twists and turns than a race around the old 14 mile long Nurburgring. Even now, with no more races to go, the results could still change due to apparent rule infringements by the BMW and Williams teams. For a number of years, the fuel in a Formula One car […]

2007 F1 World Championship: almost over!

It’s been quite a year. McLaren attacked and fined by the FIA claiming they had access to Ferrari secrets – an Oxymoron if ever there was one. Revelations from Ferrari that things are only illegal when they are, err, discovered to be – so the illegal floor they used to gain an aerodynamic advantage with […]

Magazine Subscription Reminders – don’t you just hate them?

We all get them. Well, most of us anyway. All those reminders. Never ending trails of paper that hound you until your hair falls out. They start at least 6 months before you actually need to renew, but never tell you exactly when you really do need to renew. After a while, you’ve had so […]

Why aren’t MacBooks Blue?

You’ve probably noticed you can get iPod Nanos in many different neon-like colours. Now you can even get iPod shuffles in brilliant colours. Heck, even the Microsoft Zune comes in bright, err, brown. Looking at cars, most women I know haven’t got a clue what make of car their friends drive, but they do know […]