It is a bumper time for new releases not least as the 5 Star, “Tales from Terra Firma” by Stornoway is out next week. The album from last weeks Friday Songstress, Laura Mvula, is so good that, along with Hummingbird by Local Natives, it as kept the new CDs by Nick Cave and Of Monsters […]

Names to Voices 

Everyone who has rung the office will know Jayne, out “Office Manager” – for want of a better title. In her absence the phone gets picked up by Helen and then most likely Graham, Costs Drafting, and then me (I am a grumpy old man who does not like talking to people). In recent times […]


Nominations for the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year are open. Now in their 11th year the LALYs have become an important fixture in the Legal Aid calendar and about the only opportunity remaining to celebrate the unsung heroes of this central element of the welfare state. Go ahead and nominate someone you know.