Archive for the ‘Trains’ Category

I’ve had an experience that directly relates to one of the stories in the news this week. The list of Britain’s most overcrowded trains is out. Number two on the list is the 7.55am Cambridge to London King’s Cross. Capacity 202 passengers, actual number of passengers 426. I’ve been on that train. The normal rules […]


Carmageddon

26Jul17

The anti-car people are going to have to find a new reason to hate cars. For years they’ve been banging on about how bad cars are for the environment. They’ve been blaming the cars and their drivers but the truth is it’s not the cars that are dirty, it’s the fuel. I’ve been saying this […]


Mack Nuggets.

08Oct15

Here’s what I’ve been on about on the radio lately, including; Why Volkswagen have done nothing wrong, parking nightmares, Britain’s train operators not following the rules of business OR physics, how Jeremy Corbyn has changed everything, a chat with a teenager who chased a murderer, in-law porn, what we should do with crooked MPs, Britain […]


I’ve mentioned before that when you leave the safety of a radio studio, things always go wrong. People who organise live events make the mistake of booking radio presenters to ‘host’ them. Radio presenters work on the outskirts of showbusiness. That means they don’t have an ‘act’. All they can do is introduce things and […]


The railways in Britain are rubbish. Half a million people have taken to Twitter in the last 12 months to shame the train companies responsible. This has led to people calling for the railways to be re-nationalised. That is not the answer. The problem is, they’re not private enough. Capitalism works because free-market competition forces […]