Bibo No Aozora 

The last two films I have watched, Babel and Magnolia, were both rubbish. The latter disproves Mark Kermode’s “Philip Seymour Hoffman has never been in a bad film” rule of thumb. The only good thing about either were the soundtracks and here is the main theme from Babel by Ryuichi Sakamoto. It is a bit […]

More Graduation 

Regulars on recent Civil training events might remember our prediction that the move to “output” funding of the Family scheme is inevitiable. True to their word wen now have their proposals in this regard. (All 90 pages are currently printing beside me, I am in for another fun packed weekend). The further expansion of graduated […]

Ghost of POCA Past 

Having posted this earlier in the week the issue has of course come back to haunt me – and of course with about the most complicated circumstances imaginable. Has anyone been involved in a means referral to the Special Investigations Unit? Give us a ring if you have.