Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pensions and education

The Unions want to preserve the pensions of their members, whilst the government want to cut them to reduce the UK’s budget deficit.  The public sector strike that will close many schools and bring chaos to airports and hospitals is all … Continue reading

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Independent thinking

One of my academic heroes is the brilliant German Geophysicist Alfred Wegener (1880-1930).  It was Wegener who first suggested the theory of continental drift, highlighting evidence from fossil records and matching geologies either side of the Atlantic Ocean, which showed … Continue reading

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