Yesterday we achieved our crowd funding target for Forest School’s 3D Printer… let me tell you a story… The invitation was despatched, “You are cordially invited to a presentation at the House of Commons on the afternoon of Thursday 4th December hosted by Barry Sheerman … Continue reading 3D Printers for YOUR School
Government surveillance and privacy breaches are eroding faith in the Web and 57% say there should be a “Digital Bill of Rights” in the UK Sir Tim Berners-Lee introduced his vision to set up a Magna Carta For The Internet … Continue reading 40% of British Adults Have Lost Trust in the Web Over the Past Year
It is a pleasure to know that our national flag lives to fly another day. I thought there was a distinct possibility it would be as dead as a dodo on Friday. I had looked at alternatives being mooted and … Continue reading Move Over St George The Union Flag Lives Another Day
When we are engaged in things that we are passionate about then time flies and we have an abundance of energy, we don’t care what time it is! We are intrinsically motivated, it’s internal, we can’t help it, it’s who … Continue reading Scottish Referendum : What are you passionate about?
Berkshire MP Theresa May must be quietly satisfied this morning at the prospect of more females to stimulate discussion in cabinet. Hers has been a lone and strident voice for a long time and it is likely that the former … Continue reading Has the glass ceiling at Westminister shattered today?
Imagine a headline that said US corporation to sue UK Government for loss of earnings due to local populations preventing fracking in their area… and UK politicians gave them the right to do so! Is this treason? I can hear … Continue reading US Frackers to sue UK Government for £ millions
For the last year I have been watching with interest the UK Column’s YouTube channel as they bring to the attention of those who care to listen, the failings of our current systems… This week they were left with no … Continue reading What’s happening to free speech in the UK?
Who did you vote for and why? Spoken to a few people today who couldn’t be arsed to vote… nothing changes so why bother? Personally I’d like to see Parliament full of Independent candidates and slow down the pace of … Continue reading European Elections 2014 #whyivotedgreen
“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Listening to the Euro debate last Wednesday night and the one the week before, it never ceases to amaze me how statistics are called on to bolster a flagging … Continue reading Lies, damned lies, and statistics
The financial system is broken… the politicians simply sign off on ever larger loans, like desperate people sign up to the new legalised loan sharks… The difference being the desperate people are feeling lost & really desperate, while the politicians … Continue reading Budget day : what would you do?
Philip Turner hosted his President’s night at The Guildhall in Windsor A most stunning venue, being an ex council employee he obviously got the pensioner discount for the evening 😉 Obvious his introduction to the evening was appreciated by the … Continue reading Philip Turner’s Windsor & Eton Rotary Presidents Night
And I believe we should all do our best to support him in his endeavour to fight for what he believes in. Too many people today don’t, they go with the crowd in the hope that no-one notices them. Some … Continue reading Adam Afriyie, Windsor MP stands his ground over EU Referendum
Russell Brand doesn’t want the job but if the people doffed their hats and lay down their scarves, saluting with a sweeping treble clef movement of their chosen arm and offering a, “Pretty please Sir, lead us to a brighter … Continue reading Russell Brand 4 Mayor of London #BRANDTHEMAYOR
The fog has lifted. All is clear. It hasn’t taken long to realise why Home Secretary Theresa May recently told Berkshire Bosses that the Home Office was working out ways of reducing the red tape for UK based Chinese companies … Continue reading China Joins Nuclear Fuel Race – What Does The Voice of Berkshire Business Think?
Adam Afriyie MP called for an early referendum on Europe before the next general election in 2014 because people don’t believe it would happen if left until after the next election… What do you think? Continue reading Adam Afriyie MP calls for early referendum
What the heck is going on… Anyone understand all this please add a comment… thank you. Continue reading Obama shuts down the US government
Being Home Secretary can be the poisoned chalice in government and those those that take it on generally age before their time. They also don’t have much time for their local constituency and have to leave that job to others. … Continue reading Theresa May Accepts The Poisoned Chalice
As if Quantitative Easing wasn’t enough, the Blogosphere is buzzing with the notion that the Government should use a financial aid tactic called the Bradbury Pound. Apparently in the summer of 1914, the Government issued Treasury notes signed by … Continue reading Bring back the Bradbury Pound
I think I can speak for most parents when I say that when you have a child, your number one priority shifts to their well being from your own hedonism. Social media opens up the world of information… YouTube … Continue reading Friday thoughts on this…
In my virtual wandering, looking for CEOs to inspire local business people & our youth of today, I came across this chap, Dr Trevor Nicholls, CEO of CAB International… what question would you ask him? He’s not committed to respond, … Continue reading Your questions for CEO Dr Trevor Nicholls
According to Frack OFF, Windsor, or more precisely, 100 yards from my house, marks the centre of an area taking in the Mars Factory in Slough, East Berkshire College in Langley, The Queen Mother Reservoir Colnbrook, Wraysbury Reservoir, Runnymede where … Continue reading FRACK OFF, that doesn’t impact on me… or does it?
Adam Afriyie MP for Windsor makes a genuine invitation to local residents “If you don’t like what I do, don’t vote for me, I can take it, I’m a grown up!” Today, 12th July 2013, at The Castle Hotel in … Continue reading Adam Afriyie MP will get UK business booming, it’s what he does, best listen to his advice…
Guest blog post by Rachel McGuinness Is our government fit enough to run the country? While chatting to an MP recently, he freely admitted that they were a very unhealthy bunch, so all the more reason for getting my hands … Continue reading Putting the Zest back into Government
Next week local business owners have the chance to sit down for lunch with Adam Afriyie MP for Windsor. Just checking his website for some information and I spotted a link he tweeted to a BBC video for the Sunday … Continue reading Adam Afriyie : driving “Force for Good” for UK Business