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Well Done Liberal England

Sunday, October 5, 2014 admin 0

  Congrats to Jonathan Calder – his “Liberal England”  has won the  Lib Dem Blog of  the Year  award. This weekend he has written about the late Lynsey de Paul,  the Queen Mother in Market Harborough in 1927, and a walrus in St Pancras. Another worthy blog belongs to Mark […]

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“When Planners Get Bored”

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 admin 1

Nothing to do with our local area, but how would you like to live in an area where all the road names begin with “Z” ? Or where all the side names are three letters long, so you have barely pronouncable addresses like “Atf Road” which is of course next […]

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Learning From Another Chris

Friday, March 15, 2013 admin 0

Here’s a couple of videos showing Republican Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie. In the first one he says “My job is to work for the people who elected me , and not to work for my political party first.” That’s a viewpoint we certainly have at onlineFOCUS: In the […]

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The 36 Street Stumble

Saturday, June 30, 2012 admin 0

In New York City , one step at a subway station was slightly out of kilter with the rest. It was causing people to stumble. It was only half-an-inch too high, but that half-inch was enough to make people trip up. To get it fixed, a filmmaker created this video, […]

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Bumps On the Roof Of Our Cars?

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 admin 0

If you drive on roads like the A13 you’ll find quite a few drivers are sticking to 50 mph and cruise control to save fuel. Here’s another idea (no guarantees that it works!) We found a new article on the Pacific Standard website that’s quiet intriguing. It’s about a Californian […]

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The Long-Term Future Of Motoring?

Saturday, April 21, 2012 admin 2

Driving can be fun and pleasurable. But it’s not much fun driving along congested roads (such as the A13 at the moment) , or being involved in an accident. We will have more and more cars on our roads in the future – is the answer to have driverless cars? […]