I’ve just put a new entry in my amazon wish list – In Defense of Globalisation by Jagdish Bhagwati. As a leftist liberal, I used to be very much against globalisation. And I still believe that it has an ugly face. But I am starting to see a distinction...

Alexandra Kerry

Honestly how can Alexandra Kerry’s decision to, or not to wear a bra be newsworthy? What is with this obsession with voyeurism where we have to catch every glimpse of a nipple and publish it all around the world? She was wearing a black dress without a bra. Well...

Kindergarten – the purest form of Education

I like to think back to the times when my children were happiest at school. As I remember all the experiences of my four girls, I invariably think of their time at Kindergarten. This is where they learnt to explore the world outside home in any sort of formal...

Boys, oh Boys

Let’s kill this romantic fantasy that schools in the 60s were a nice place to be. Bully’s ruled and bastardisation was rife.

Let’s Never let it happen again

It’s not good enough in either code. It’s time to hang our heads in shame. Stop protecting rape and abuse and say ‘Not only must it never, never happen again it must not even nearly happen again.’