From a country with very few guns, the danger of the pullover by an armed Police officer might be hard to perceive, although it has been shown in “Crash” and with the most convincing sense of danger in “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story“. For this film, an intelligence is shown as a kidnapped off-duty white police officer executes the precautions against getting killed. The romance in the film is a bit hard to believe, and some of the consequences – a teenager shooting a black officer in a protest – were a bit off-key. But this a credible and worthwhile road movie that brings interesting perspectives and ideas, and a few smiles and laughs. Go see. Wiki. Guardian.
Driving again on risk analysis and risk management. Rehearsing again whether risk is reviewed often enough at service and project manager level. Explored whether calculating thee costs of contingency could be included in the analysis.
Tells a powerful story and asserts a lot of how women were treated at Fox News. It’s possible some punches were pulled (says The Guardian), and it’s possible more stories from other places should be told. But I found it compelling and I wish I’d realised more about it earlier than I have. Go see. Wiki. Guardian.
Whilst walking down to the ward walk – new bollards on Houseman Gardens; Mundella Road playground which is set to be renewed; then on the ward walk – checking out the pile of leaves which is built up before transportation in lorry loads to main disposal; checking out Memorial Gardens which has had quite a bit of tidying work in the last week or so, and from where we’ve had complaints of ASB; checking out flood gates along the Embankment – and a further test might be needed; welcoming a new business to Pyatt Street; hearing complaint of dog mess on Bunbury Street; noting hoeing of weeds that’s taken place along Pyatt Street; some scraping of leaf mulch from dropped crossings at the Bunbury / Bathley junction, although progress has been made generally on clearing leaf mulch; expressing disappointment t how damp is ruining the front of a house on Lamcote Grove.