Back in the day, tourists flocked to Brighton. It was raffish and quirky, with old world charm. Then came tower blocks. Now they’re planning ‘seafront classrooms’ and bulldozing away the city’s seaside character, feels local resident Rod Watson.
Author: Rod Watson
Rod Watson is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, with expertise in VAT and customs duty classifications. He is now a management consultant.
Take heart, if everything’s connected, holistic theory will help us through the pandemic. Rod Watson’s uncle had the answer …
Rod Watson traces the origins of inns and taverns from the Middle Ages through to the present time: coaching inns, gin joints, the Victorian pubs, the licensing laws and their subsequent liberalisation, the smoking ban and its profound effect on the trade – and the new gangster on the block, Master Covid.
The arts sector more than pays its way – and deserves the extra support it has received during the pandemic, whichever way you look at it.
The basic aim of this Code was to produce a dwelling built in an eco-friendly way from sustainable materials that generated a low carbon footprint
Rod Watson explores the trade tariff and duties implications arising from the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
Let me share a state secret with you. Somewhere in Mayfair is a six-star hotel where once a month a group of middle-aged men along with a couple of token women gather in its basement. They wear silk and ermine robes, eat exquisite food and sip the finest wine. This Body of Souls (BOS) consults […]
As a child, I remember the telephone in our house. It was a wooden box, screwed to the wall and big enough to hold a pair of shoes. The handset consisted of a corinthian column, a bakelite mouth flute at one end and a hearing piece at the other. To make a call, you lifted […]