Culture Shock

January 29, 2010

Tony Blair believes it is right

Filed under: 1 — stevesalfield @ 4:52 pm

Tony Blair repeatedly justifies his political actions with “I believed it was right”.
Well that’s not good enough.
I would have been sacked from my much lower profile job if I made decisions simply because I believe them to be right.

When making major decisions, especially those that affect the whole world, you need to act dispassionately, on sound evidence not personal belief. He did not.

September 28, 2009

Druid for lunch

Filed under: 1 — stevesalfield @ 4:54 pm

Went to The Druid for lunch today

June 4, 2006

Giant Lafree electric bike

Filed under: Gadgets — stevesalfield @ 8:51 pm

This is supposed to be the best one. I rode a friend’s in the Isle of Wight and going up hills was like cycling on the flat on an ordinary bike.

Dartington Hall

Filed under: Places I like — stevesalfield @ 8:43 pm

Stately home now used for alternative artistic courses, concerts etc

Saltaire mill

Filed under: Places I like — stevesalfield @ 8:38 pm

Huge old mill now used as an art gallery and with various arty shops. Hockney exhibition. In Saltaire, a model village in West Yorkshire

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