Disenchanted

How British science broke off its love affair with a once adoring public – well with one of them at least. This is the text of a speech I gave to the “Generation Science Club” at the Edinburgh Science Festival… It …


Who loves Monday Morning?

You’re not just an entrepreneur and a creative power house any more: you’re a manager too. You didn’t sign up for this! You’re surrounded by a bunch of people; people you were smart enough to employ. But although they all …


Whose Truth?

On a stifling day in Edinburgh in August 2002 a couple of hundred people had half filled an air conditioned lecture theatre at the TV Festival to watch five journalists lay claim to the the truth. Some, like me had …