TRAFFIC LIGHTS, LIGHTS, LIGHTS!

TRAFFIC LIGHTS, LIGHTS, LIGHTS!

ACCORDING to experts the country could scrap three in every four set of traffic lights and no-one would notice a blind bit of difference. The traffic would still flow – or not – and we’d be just as safe. Our columnist Alan Lowe reckons there are too...

Historical Conversation 1

Historic Conversations 3 “Battle draw nears Hardy.” “Yes, my lord.” “The battle that will put an end to Napoleon’s hopes of ever invading” “Yes, sir.” “Trafalgar. The defining moment of my career, Hardy.” “Undoubtedly, sir.” “If we sink the French fleet today, Hardy,...

Historical Conversation 2

Historic Conversations 2 “Two years, hundreds of miles, through desert and jungle, suffering heat exhaustion and in the constant dread of dangerous insects and wild animals, but still I kept searching for that most famous explorer and missionary, the man whose...

Historical Conversation 3

“Twenty-seven years I have been a prisoner here on Robben Island. Twen-ty sev-en. And now I am to be a free man very soon. My time has come. After my incarceration I am exonerated, I am indefatigable, they have not beaten me. I am the same man. But you Winnie –...