An appreciation of the skilful slow bowling of Christopher Bazalgette, a legendary cricketer for Hampshire Hogs
Local net zero plans need renewable energy goals
UK local authorities should set targets for renewable energy, to achieve net zero and to counter misleading objections to solar farms.
Lost sporting prints from the pubs of Winchester
Pubs have had a terrible time over Covid. But that’s no excuse for the disappearance of my four favourite sporting prints in Winchester pubs.
UK solar farm pipeline: a chance to shine for local authorities
Concern for national energy security puts pressure on councillors to stand up for their own net-zero policies and encourage support for solar farm planning applications.
Report writing in three acts
Before the advent of word processing and storage devices, reports and minutes were mercifully brief. Now we’ve lost control.
The hook shot: in search of Mike Bushby the cricketer
A tribute to the cricketing life of Mike Bushby, captain of Cambridge University in 1954. Fearless against fast bowling, a great fielder, now much missed.
Solar Farms: the revenge of Gen Z?
Covid has accelerated intergenerational inequality. Young climate activists could back UK proposals to expand solar farms, defying Baby Boomer objections.
Ignore the elephant in the Itchen at our peril
How can Winchester City Council announce a flood defences scheme without mentioning climate change? It feels as though there’s an embargo on the phrase which is not good for policy-making or for the design of this important scheme.
The accent of motherhood is out of the box
Readings of The Republic of Motherhood by Liz Berry may offer fresh opportunities to reveal the emotional power of her Black Country dialect.
Defence of refugee law sets Aquarius on Mediterranean collision course
The NGO rescue ship Aquarius aims to prevent migrants being returned to Libya despite orders from the European Council not to interfere.