Tag Archives: politics

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

Why Gorton is Winnable

I wrote a few weeks ago, after Jackie Pearcey was selected for the Lib Dems in Manchester Gorton, that I think she stands a decent chance of winning the seat. Certainly the bookmakers seem to agree now — the odds … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Gorton By-Election: Winning Here?

As some of my readers are aware, I live in the Manchester Gorton constituency. After the sad death of its MP, Sir Gerald Kaufman, last week, there will be a by-election. And I think it’s possible – not a certainty, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Steve Bannon’s Plan to Save the World

I’m going to try something new here. I’m going to take a leaf from @alexandraerin’s book, sort of. Erin pointed out recently that Twitter threads get shared much more widely than blog posts, because each tweet acts as a pull … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 7 Comments

On Red and Blue

I’ve had a couple of experiences on Twitter recently which I’m going to generalise into a statement about the whole of British politics at the moment, like a proper columnist would, or something. (I’m being flippant because this is one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

A Few Things We In The UK Can Do

I’m not planning on posting much about politics in the next few days, because the world situation and everything about it are so obviously bad that I can’t usefully contribute. Everyone reading this, I hope, knows my views on fascism … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

No, A Tribute Band Wasn’t Going To Play Trump’s Inauguration

This blog post is a request post. Specifically, it’s at the request of my wife, Holly. You get to request posts too, if you’re married to me. Anyway, there’s a story going round social media, backed up by links to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 4 Comments