Jim Walshe, Going Postal

A Lament

This is a lament for lost graciousness in public life today.  Was there a time when people who were decent went into public life?  I’d like to think so, but today I’m less sure. My [more…]



William Shakespeare lived for only 52 years, but in that time he managed to turn out plays that still speak to us today. I like the ‘Seven Ages of Man’ speech from As You Like [more…]

Jim Walshe, Going Postal
European Union


At the moment, the UK is 100% compliant with EU rules on everything, probably unlike some EU countries (France, anyone?). If we get BRINO, that is our future.  Taxation without representation, not that having MEPs [more…]