Monthly Archive: April 2010

Soft on bankers, soft on the causes of banking 1

Soft on bankers, soft on the causes of banking

Just back after a gig in Lancaster and an all-night bimble round some deserted Cumbrian motorway service stations. I put 450 un-Green miles  on the clock, so I thought I’d update on my unscientific...

On the road again 1

On the road again

Sadly, I won’t be able to watch tonight’s final Prime Ministerial debate, as I’m doing a Your Dad gig in Lancaster. And then I’m going to spend the night hanging out at Killington Lake...

Dreadful Old Man 9

Dreadful Old Man

When old Perry Venus and I were out doing The Longest Crawl, we met a lot of lovely people. One rosy-cheeked old gentleman who we met in a Worcestershire cherry orchard could not have...

The Seventies revisited and other matters 6

The Seventies revisited and other matters

Hard to know where to go tonight. The news is full of the IMF coming in to prop up failing economies, Lib-Lab pacts, swingeing public spending cuts, and Blair Peach. I guess that takes...

Seems quite simple to me… 8

Seems quite simple to me…

For the longest time, I’ve been a supporter of the Green Party. Sometimes I’ve paid my subs, and sometimes not. Sometimes I’ve been active, and sometimes (usually, if I’m honest), I’ve been supine. But...

Sod it again 3

Sod it again

Another Sunday, and another set of psephological puzzles. Cleggy has come out and said that the Lib Dems wouldn’t support keeping Gordon in No. 10 if the New Party got the lowest number of...