Monthly Archives: March 2015

Political consensus and public funding to buy shares in Scottish football clubs

In an election year it is pleasing to see that sometimes parties put aside their political differences to act together. There is broad consensus in UK politics that even in a time where the public purse is under severe pressure there are … Continue reading

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some thoughts on the sad coincidence of Zayn Malik leaving One Direction and Jeremy Clarkson leaving Top Gear

well…                                                                               … Continue reading

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A vaguely topical hastily composed poem on the chairman of the Conservative party for National Poetry Day

Grant says that Michael Green Is a top book writing Non election fighting Benefit cheat smiting Business Mr Clean With his cash reducing Wallet loosening Lean mean Money making machine. But Grant Shapps Talks a load of crap.

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Some thoughts on those tweets that tell you that someone on the radio said it was illegal to publish a photograph

It’s bollocks.

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Carefully considered thoughts on the suspension of Jeremy Clarkson for allegedly assaulting a member of the production team on Top Gear

Let he who hasn’t been alleged to have insulted and then assaulted an employee after apparently missing the last serving of a hot evening meal in the restaurant of a three hundred pound a night a hotel with a helicopter pad to … Continue reading

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lines contemplating the media commentary on the domestic arrangements in the Miliband house

There’s been a lot of bitchin’ About Ed’s second kitchen

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the F word – an apology

Ordinarily I don’t respond to twitter allegations but on this occasion I feel I must make an exception. A couple of years ago I recorded an item for the twitter in which I quote the suspension of the Jeremy Clarkson. Of course, I … Continue reading

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hastily written vaguely topical poem of the week

The prospect of yet another round of insipid televised Prime Ministerial debate Isn’t great. When each bulletin is filled with considered argument about the impact of an empty chair I don’t care. Because every tedious honed “I met a man” or “a … Continue reading

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