Blog Review 650


Remarkable news: when petrol prices go up then sales of cars which use a lot of petrol go down. Amazing, isn't it? Perhaps someone would like to study such matters, make it the basis of a new science or something?

More motoring: while petrol prices might be high nominally, there're still highly affordable by historic standards.

Looks like we might be about to lose the biofuels mandate as well, in favour of "renewable".

This, however, does not look like a sensible substitute.

A strange thought: might it be possible to have too many property rights, or ones that are too strong?

An idea for shrinking the BBC. Perhaps as a back up if flogging the whole thing off doesn't suit?

And finally, suggestions for modern pub names.