March 2014

HS2: Nash roars

March 31, 2014 // 3 Comments

NASH Ali let loose on Sir David Higgins, the HS2 boss, last week, channeling a bit of Oscar Wilde (price of everything, value of nothing) and Martin Luther King (judged on [...]

The first tweets

March 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

TWITTER marked its eighth birthday last week by allowing everyone to see everyone else’s first ever tweets – so journalists took the day off from copy and pasting [...]

A little catch-up

March 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’VE been away for a few days, so time for a little catch-up: * FIRST off, farewell Tony Benn, of which so many words have already been shared since his death on Friday [...]

Scruffy teachers rule OK?

March 7, 2014 // 1 Comment

ACLAND Burghley Secondary School in Tufnell Park is going through the mill at the moment under the intense glare of Ofsted and an extra programme of monitoring. There appears [...]


March 4, 2014 // 2 Comments

IN my imagination, council leader Sarah Hayward wrote a lengthy reply to an official question fired at her about her Twitter use of it, then deleted it, then wrote another, [...]