Some letters printed in last week's Opinion column suggested Great Britain is in an irretrievable mess and faces a doomed future.
He patrols the shoreline as part of a team of life-savers and passes on vital water safety information.
The East Anglia ONE wind farm off the coast of Lowestoft is beginning to take shape. Business writer Bethany Whymark and visual specialist Antony Kelly went out to sea to see the progress.
This week our financial columnist looks at how pensions fare across the globe - and which country is the wealthiest when it comes to their state pension