Find out more about my consensus-based technology at Crowd Wisdom Project

Find out more about my consensus-based technology at Crowd Wisdom Project


Some Thoughts On Racism

(Caution: the following words are written by a rusty lawyer. On the specific legal issues, the views of a smarter and more up to date lawyer are demanded. I [...]

Some Thoughts On Racism2024-02-26T23:18:52+00:00

The Evolution of Play

Today, the snow is so heavy that our children's school shut early. As I type, North Yorkshire looks quite spectacular. Back when I was a boy, a snow day [...]

The Evolution of Play2024-02-09T00:56:30+00:00

Being Good and Being Evil

Driving through a storm in the dark, in a remote part of the Yorkshire Dales last week, I passed a car which was upside down on the side of [...]

Being Good and Being Evil2024-01-28T10:40:16+00:00

The Battle of Bilton

Back in 2009, I was happily living in the Bilton area of Harrogate. Our plan to was to wed, in Bilton, in the April, at the church just a [...]

The Battle of Bilton2023-11-26T17:43:31+00:00

What have we done?

It's 4:30pm on Thursday 27 April 2023. I am walking across the vast expanse of The Stray, in Harrogate. The temperature is around 10 degrees. No rain. My dog is [...]

What have we done?2023-04-27T16:49:06+01:00


It’s 11pm, in the Autumn. On the Stray, it’s raining hard. As ever, the wind is unforgiving. The streetlights are off. Underfoot, mushed-up leaves. I’m soaking, particularly my feet.   [...]


A Career in Law?

This is my presentation to the 6th formers at St Aidan’s and St John Fisher’s schools, Harrogate, in June 2022. (When giving a presentation, I usually write a transcript, then [...]

A Career in Law?2022-06-16T20:16:05+01:00

UFOs, Covid deaths and Poverty

Partygate, the despot-like re-writing of the Ministerial Code, Russian aggression and energy price hikes, all dominate the British news. Remember Covid? Well, Covid news has been – thankfully - consigned to the [...]

UFOs, Covid deaths and Poverty2022-05-29T20:26:37+01:00

Harrogate District Consensus launches

It has taken me a lifetime to come to the point where I have this week (though I feel dreadful) launched A Tory at school, then in Labour, with [...]

Harrogate District Consensus launches2022-03-01T22:56:55+00:00

Woodlands in the News

For posterity, news of the woodlands that we at Truth Legal planted, appeared in a whole range of local news outlets this week. I'm very proud of this endeavour, partnering [...]

Woodlands in the News2022-02-17T17:31:13+00:00
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