Archive for the ‘politics’ Category

Phew. Three years since I last posted on this blog. Over the past 10 days I probably bored the pants off some of you with the ‪#‎carnegielibrary‬ hashtag on Twitter so apologies for that (I don’t really). The closure of our Carnegie Library by Lambeth Council started out as a local issue 300 yards from […]


Bang on three-thirty, the UKIP smokers spilled out from Westminster Hall to light up after what was a gruelling group hug inside. MEP Geoffrey Bloom had earlier referred to their women members as “sluts” and whacked the political reporter Michael Crick across his comb over.


Seizing the Day

08May10

If it was the sight of Andrew Neil holding a parrot you wanted, a man holding a placard saying “Don’t believe anyone, including me” or the delusional autograph hunter who approached stationary asking strangers for their moniker, then College Green, Westminster was the place for you as the election unfolded.