P.P.E.

Late 19th or early 20th photograph of a lady in dress, fancy hat, and with parasol peering into the crater of an active volcano through the rising steam

Late 19th or early 20th photograph of a lady in dress, fancy hat, and with parasol peering into the crater of an active volcano through the rising steam

Active volcanic features should only be approached wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment.

Red Herrings

Racimg cyclist, manufacturer and campaigner, Chris Boardman

Boardman: Why I didn't wear a helmet on BBC Breakfast

In the wilds of Scotland, where I am now, I have not yet seen the BBC Breakfast piece that went out this morning but I know it has got a lot of people fired up. The fact that the reaction to my riding a bicycle in normal clothing, looking like a normal person was greeted by some with cries of horror. It’s both understandable and unfortunate because it obscures what I believe are the real issues.

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