Alternate options to sparkle | Driverless automobiles | Bugs and birds
I’m happy that nurseries are contemplating the affect of supplies they use in artistic actions (A inexperienced information to sparkle options, G2, 20 November). The employees of the nursery faculty the place I used to be headteacher for 10 years could be appalled on the suggestion that edible materials similar to cereals or pulses might be used in its place. We thought that permitting youngsters to play with meals that might be lifesaving for youngsters affected by malnutrition was a reinforcement of the superior attitudes that prevail in a lot of society.
• The chancellor says the introduction of driverless automobiles will likely be very difficult (Driverless automobiles in 4 years’ time, 24 November) and people who drive for a dwelling will want retraining. The problem will likely be to coach the driverless supply van bringing my parcels after I’m out to proceed up the drive, squeeze up a 2ft-wide path, flip left to the aspect storage door and depart the products on the bench. Oh, and to watch out reversing out.
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire