public humiliation & stocks but missing the point perhaps

The examination of Mr Buckles, head of G4S, by a House of Commons committee is currently being broadcast.  Such processes are tantamount to public humiliation, being put in the stocks, virtually of course.  When someone was, say, accused of stealing, they were held in the stocks to keep them in place, exposed to ridicule and […]

being normal

For the past few months I’ve been accompanying a young man, originally from Zimbabwe, to the Borders Agency office in Vulcan House, near the river Don in Sheffield.  It is an area that was redeveloped over the past ten years with a host of residential flats and offices being built with river frontage. It has […]