THE television viewing habits of the nation are both fascinating and fickle. While we lap up crime dramas (and we just love our TV detectives such as Inspector Morse), the real thing, it would appear, is less interesting.
AS a mother of four teenage daughters and an advocate for our young people’s prosperous futures, it was my pleasure to accept the position of Apprenticeship Ambassador as part of the Apprenticeship Reform Programme.
I WORRY you will get bored with hearing about this kind of thing before too long. But sad to say, after my last column here about the delays to trains on the Furness Line, I have even more stories to tell you about how this government really doesn’t care about what happens in the North of the country and in particular in Cumbria.
ONE of the greatest tragedies of the horrific events in Las Vegas this week - and there are many - is that this latest and biggest mass murder on American soil at the hands of an armed madman is unlikely to have any significant effect upon the nation's out-of-control gun laws.