Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

14 January 2013
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There’s nothing wrong with a bit of urban sprawl

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That’s a contentious statement, of course. Planning applications and decisions always arouse a lot of feeling, on all sides. And some of the strongest feelings are found in those who don’t want anything to be built anywhere near them. Equally, … Continue reading

12 January 2013
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Fixing Jim

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Now then, now then. Two reports from Operation Yewtree are out, and we now know what a rotten bounder Jimmy Savile was. Or do we? Let’s start with a few facts that can be gleaned. Firstly, there is no real … Continue reading

5 January 2013
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Cereal killers

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There’s been much activity in the Twittersphere regarding the suggestion by the Shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, that food manufacturers should be prohibited from selling foods with too much sugar. A lot of these are breakfast foods, giving rise to … Continue reading