I have met very few celebrities. I did however spend a fantastic evening in the company of Linda Smith. Subsequent to a benefit performance for the voluntary sector in Stockton-on-Tees she identified our table as the one most likely to be going elsewhere, drinking, and tagged along. She was genuinely interested in our work and […]

Half Time 

We are half way through the Carter briefing mini-tour. It is difficult to describe the general reaction but if I had to I might create a new phrase “resigned incredulity”. It is difficult to find anyone who is (even privately) vocally pro the proposals. We have however spoken to some who might place them in […]