Category Archives: Politics

Posts predominantly politics related.

Coronavirus Diary 69 – Baby steps with ministers and journalists

Last week I posted two articles regarding meetings with a government minister and trying to write for a newspaper.  I thought everyone would like to know that to a degree both went well. Over the weekend I heard that the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 68 – Today I will be meeting with Oliver Dowden, MP and Cabinet Minister

Today is the day after 6 months of campaigning, witty insults, cutting comments and deliberate government discrimination and impoverished ness; I get to meet with a senior Cabinet Minister to plead my case and those of 3 million others #ExcludedUK … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 60: #ExcludedUK Why does my country hate me?

I haven’t worked since February, it’s getting on for 6 months now since I’ve been paid.  Despite the government paying out billions to some fantastically good causes and supporting the overwhelming majority of people, 3 million of us are actually … Continue reading

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Great British Political Insults

There’s not much that signifies the downward trend of society these days than the eloquence of politicians.  Of course in Parliament there are all manner of procedures and protocols that go back centuries such as not being able to call … Continue reading

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Echo Chamber Politics – What’s wrong with being offended?

I don’t know how it is where you live but over here, everyone who is anyone conducts interviews or media broadcasts in front of bookshelves.  One or two come over as very poor excuses for a bookshelf especially for a … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 35 – You can’t fix stupid!

I’ve made a few mistakes in the last few days.  The first one was having grown tired of having my new house full of rubbish that can’t be disposed of, I decided to put some art up on the walls … Continue reading

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Spitting Image is back!

It was announced last week that one of my favourite television programmes when growing up is to make a return.  To people of a certain age, Spitting Image was an unmissable programme with up to 15 million people tuning in … Continue reading

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General Election Result 2019

I don’t normally talk politics on my blog, it seems a growing minority of people have become increasingly immature to talk about disagreements in a civil fashion.  I thought to make a rare exception as I did after the Brexit … Continue reading

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Electing a new Speaker to the House of Commons

Following the often delayed departure of the previous Mr. Speaker John Bercow, this week sees the election of the next speaker of the House of Commons. How does one become a Speaker?  Firstly one has to already be a sitting … Continue reading

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I wonder what he meant by that!

Everyone likes a good quote don’t they.  I particularly adore historical quotes and admire anyone who as was said of Churchill, mobilised the English language and sent it into battle. I was always quite a fan of Donald Rumsfelds infamous … Continue reading

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