Tag: decisions

You Can’t Buck The Market…

When Liz Haughton opened The Park Café in Knowle West, Bristol, her vision was to create a community eatery serving wholesome and organic foods. Chips, coke and sweets were off the Daventry Road menu and replaced with dishes such as…

“Feed the birds, tuppence a bag…”

Ooooh, that Mary Poppins! She’s cruising for a hefty fine! Leaflets are to be sent to every house in Portsmouth telling people not to feed pigeons and seagulls. Portsmouth City Council’s environment department has come up with the scheme as…

Market Forces…

Dominic Coyte (a cheese monger (Ed: No, really!)) of nearly twenty years who co-owns the Borough Cheese Company has a beef with the administration of the market: In recent years Borough Market in Southwark, London, has not always been attracting…

A One-Way Conversation…

Zohra Moosa (women’s rights adviser at ActionAid UK) in CiF: There was a great turn-out last night at the pro-choice meeting that Jess McCabe and Sunny Hundal organised. The discussion was wide-ranging, with some excellent speaking from Diane Abbott MP,…

The Tyranny Of Offence-Taking…

A taxi boss has hit out after York council officials told one of her drivers – a devout Roman Catholic – to remove a cross from his vehicle’s dashboard. Oh, right, this is going to be another ‘Ooooh, everyone’s biased…

Decisions- decisions.

Along with many other “Boomers” the march of time has broken into a gallop and in a few months time I will shuffle over the line in the sand that marks sixty old fart years. For the last 40/45 years…