Homelessness is the new normal

The Facebook post from a cafe wondering why their milk delivery is being intercepted every morning. The complaints from out-of-town shoppers that they no longer like to visit the city, because they are accosted by beggars on every street. The queues outside rental agencies when a new property goes up on their website. The children who [...]

2018-12-01T09:52:41+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |

New Years' Resolutions

Happy new year (Photo credit: Amodiovalerio Verde) I spoke to Dave Fanning last Saturday about New Years' Resolutions, after writing this for last week's edition. There’s one new year’s resolution we all should have. Give up smoking? Give up drink? Give up chocolate? Give up watching the soaps? No. Every single year I find [...]

2013-01-09T17:42:08+00:00 January 9th, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , |