Theresa May’s letter to EU citizens does not guarantee key rights

Theresa May says that citizens' rights are her first priority. She means that her first priority is to curtail them. Read the full post »

What rights will EU citizens in the UK lose?

This is a good round-up of the rights that EU citizens living in the UK seem likely to lose, notwithstanding the government’s protestations that their rights will be largely unchanged.

I list them here, but they are better explained in … Go to www.owen.org to read the rest

Read the full post »

Religious zealots should mind their own business

How dare religious zealots impose their wicked views on the rest of us? Read the full post »

Brian Barder 1934-2017 – A life well lived

On the death of my father, Brian Barder. A life well lived. Read the full post »

Otepää Ironman 70.3 Race Report

We had the pleasure of taking part of the Otepää Ironman 70.3 in both 2016 and 2017.  Highly recommended. Read the full post »

Have we reached peak global?

Better global policies have brought about unprecedented improvements in many people's lives. The right response to the present political challenge to this agenda is to do a far, far better job of making sure that we properly manage the negative effects for people who have lost out, and work much, much harder to share the gains more widely. Read the full post »

Navigating with the Garmin Forerunner 920XT

How to get turn by turn directions on a Garmin Forerunner 920XT Read the full post »