Could a Government be Financially Independent?

Often when I read about politics I despair. The problems of debt, and house prices, and the growing costs of pensions and healthcare, and under-funding of public services, social care, and so on and on, all seem insurmountable at times. After a while you almost have to switch it off and limit your exposure to … Continue reading Could a Government be Financially Independent?


2017 End of Year Review

Another year ends and a new one begins, and it’s time to look back and try to make sense of what has been a fairly crazy year before looking ahead to 2018. This has turned into a mammoth post and I did consider splitting it out but in the end thought what the hell, I’ll … Continue reading 2017 End of Year Review