Happy Friday! It’s been a week, so I thought all would all be cheered up by this picture of Barney. He’s my brother’s dog and he’s A Very Good Boy!
Last week completely got away from me, so you have a week of double links…
The prince, his valet and a Saudi billionaire: meritocracy in action
The Tories are in revolt about social care – and Boris Johnson’s ‘clear plan’ won’t work
Three becomes latest mobile firm to bring back roaming charges. Don’t trust corporations to do good things, they need legislation.
Earth’s tipping points could be closer than we think. Our current plans won’t work
Making workers foot the bill for social care and pensions is deeply unfair
Tory MPs call it reform, but the elections bill looks more like a heist
Lockdown has made UK families reconsider the cost of childcare – and they’re furious
Reshuffle reveals the shallowness of the Tory gene pool of talent
Boris Johnson is stealing Labour’s clothes? He’ll sell you a bridge too
The classic recipe I can never get right. This used to be me, the secret is to show it no fear and I get it right 90% of the time nowadays. I did find that changing to whole milk helped a lot in my hit rate. For the thing I really have never mastered, step up Key Lime Pie, Jo has mercifully stopped sending me recipes for it but maybe it’s time to try again.