Monday, 16 July 2012


Apologies for lack of posts. I've been ill.

Did xenophobia evolve to protect us from infectious diseases? If so, might there be a genetic basis for it?

Proposal to renationalise the railways, mooted by Maria Eagle. Only someone who does not remember British Rail could say "Bring back British Rail". Well, or ASLEF of course.

Passenger km on the railways since 1987:
Rail report graph
Railways were privatised in 1994. (Wikipedia has history.)