Electoral Reform in the UK?

I wrote here about the travesty of democracy shown with the recent UK election, a view that was picked up in a blog by Peter Black, a Liberal Democrat Member of the Welsh Assembly. I’m pleased to see a report in today’s Independent, which says that “a national campaign for voting reform is to kick…

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UK election – you cannot be serious?!

I really have difficulty figuring out why the big story from the UK election is not something like: – “British Public Robbed – Electoral System a Sick Joke”, – “19th Century Voting System determines 21st Century election result”, – “Senile Electoral System from Ancient Democracy Caught Wandering Around in Full Public View”, or a variation…

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Albatross!! (+ a Holiday Treat)

Today was a public holiday in Queensland to commemorate Labour Day. I marked it by sleeping in. I must say, all these public holidays do make it hard to get work done. In keeping with the holiday spirit, I placed a bet on an albatross race. I put out a statement about it, which you…

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