I am singularly ill-qualified to write about electronic communication but that’s not going to stop me. Unbelievably, about twenty years ago my then employer, a major US and international insurance company that had diversified into financial services, did not provide its UK employees with e mail. Continue reading Spam

High Tide


Three years ago the BBC made a short film warning that flooding in Paris was inevitable and they have been proved correct. The last time the Seine rose to such high levels was in 1910 and, although it didn’t burst its banks, the flood spread through tunnels, sewers and drains causing much damage. Continue reading High Tide