Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Millenium Trilogy: A Review

Back in spring 2010 I read Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, having heard that it was pretty good.   I had intended to review it, not least because I promised this chap that I would give him my … Continue reading

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Violins at BP

I see BP are the latest oil company to whine about not being able to recruit skilled workers. A shortage of engineering skills in the UK could hamper growth at BP’s North Sea operations, an executive has said. In July, … Continue reading

Posted in Oil & Gas, Recruitment | 6 Comments

The Riots in Britain

The biggest surprise for me about the riots and looting which are spreading around British cities is that anyone is surprised by it.  This may be because these days I am an outsider looking in, but to me the sight … Continue reading

Posted in UK | 17 Comments