Daily Archives: April 10, 2009

Tally Ho! Three Cheers for Edward Garnier!

In addition to being a practicing QC, Edward Garnier is of course the MP for Market Harborough, which is as close as it gets to the heart of fox-hunting country on earth.  He is also the Chairman of the Countryside … Continue reading

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Picking Winners

Back in the Golden Age of Harold Wilson, two phrases were on everyone’s lips. “The white heat of the technological revolution”; and “picking winners”. The idea was that technology would change our lives for the better, that governments and ministers … Continue reading

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Piracy: Paying the Ransom

As I write, American Captain Richard Phillips of the Maersk Alabama is drifting in the Indian Ocean in a lifeboat, some hundreds of miles from land, with limited food and water and (probably) no fuel, and with four armed Somali … Continue reading

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