Archive for May, 2010

I had a free lunch. So there. Advertisements

Non political post here, but no apologies for it. I only saw Dio once, in 2007 touring with Heaven and Hell. To me, they were really Black Sabbath, but a Sabbath for the actual fans rather than the ones who dance to paranoid in clubs but know nothing else by the band. Its also one […]

Labour Strategy


Sunny has started the ball rolling on what future labour strategy should now be. I agree with the main conclusion that Labour needs to be a broad church, and keep the centre ground, avoiding 1983-esque stupidity. So here are some more specific suggestions: Don’t have a new leader for the first 18 months. Get a […]

Can anybody out there translate the following paragraph from postmodernism to english please? “Subjects are called upon to perform energy practices by terms of engagement set by more powerful network managers, but their co-enrolment in national scale environmental and energy market diagrams as well as domestic diagrams of cost aversion makes their practices hybrid entities, […]

Nick Robinson writes: The Tories are surprised by Labour’s electoral resilience and do not fancy getting to grips with the deficit whilst constantly looking over their shoulders at the electorate. (via Giles) Similarly the successors to Gordon in the labour party would probably rather spend the next 4 years re-thinking the future policy direction of […]

Speed Cameras


I think I got caught this morning. Loss of concentration plus corner equals 35 in 30 zone right by a camera. Now all I need is to get fired for saying something racist, skim- read a GCSE economics textbook, and develop tourettes’ syndrome and I can qualify as a member of the libertarian party.

Usually at this time we should be expecting a Tory Landslide. We have: –          The worst recession the UK has experienced in living memory –          One of the worst political campaigners ever leading the incumbent party. –          The press largely supporting the conservative party, following a decade of hysteria and lies printed over New Labour’s […]