Greetings from Air Strip One

I was once reminded by another blogger that the famous book 1984 “was not a manual.” Really?
The council of the U.K. City of Oxford has determined to record all conversations in taxi cabs. The U.K. already has eavesdropping cameras just about everywhere as it is… but that wasn’t, you know, enough. [Maybe the UK is just upset about Brazil passing it as the 6th largest economy… or something…]