Tax-Payer (annoyed about: the aircraft carrier debacle, and generally the way the UK is run) - okay I'm just a grumpy old man!
I have a degree in aerospace engineering and work as a self-employed IT consultant. Unfortunately the bottom fell out of the defence industry when I graduated so I was left high-and-dry with a degree in a discipline considered unimportant by HMG. I’m just biding my time until Britain wants to rebuild her empire with imagination, ingenuity and a nice hot cuppa.
This short essay attempts to communicate a perceived change in our position within world affairs whilst we attempt to get our "house in order". It also tries very hard not to become a "kit list". It represents a view of the…