Author Archives: Andrew Hickey

BrainDead

I’m very surprised, given the circle of people I know, that no-one pointed out the TV series Braindead to me. In fact it’s only because of an Amazon Video recommendation — one that was actually aimed at my wife (who … Continue reading

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All I’m Going to Say on this Election Here

That title may surprise some of you, but I’m serious. I plan on having one post, and one post only, on here about the election, at least up until election day itself. I have already had an intense two-month by-election … Continue reading

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Resharing My Post-Election Depression Playlist

This is a playlist I created two years ago just after the disastrous 2015 election. Seemed appropriate to reshare it now. Tracklist is: George Hardy The Land Song Tom Robinson Band Winter of 79 The Bonzo Dog Band No Matter … Continue reading

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*Sigh*

You know when I said “The Gorton by-election is now into its final few weeks (the fourth of May is the election date), and so I should have more writing time again shortly, and I hope to go back to … Continue reading

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Security Issue with Parliament Petitions Website

This is only a minor issue, but one I thought people should be aware of… While the website at https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions says “We won’t publish your personal details anywhere or use them for anything other than this petition”, it *is* still … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 17/4/17

Just a few links today, but they’re all very good ones… Nick Barlow wrote a blog post I was going to write, about the idea of a new centre party, but better than I would have written it, so now … Continue reading

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Plans for the Next Few Weeks

The Gorton by-election is now into its final few weeks (the fourth of May is the election date), and so I should have more writing time again shortly, and I hope to go back to this blog being daily. However, … Continue reading

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