From the daily archives:

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Gideon: are we really all in it together?

March 29, 2011

I’m confused – apparently we, as a nation, are skint, brasic, potless, haven’t got two brass farthings, etc. etc. In fact we’re so skint, we’re closing libraries and schools and forcing pensioners to make their own tea; we haven’t even got enough money to put judges in courts (a personal bug bear) or police on […]

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Baroness Newlove And The Fine Line Between Worthy And Stupid

March 29, 2011

I have a certain amount of sympathy for Baroness Newlove of Warrington – I have to declare that I had a more than passing interest in the trial that saw the conviction of two of the men who killed her husband. She was an unusual choice to become a Member of the House of Lords […]

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#131: 1989, Happy Mondays, WFL

March 29, 2011

In another time and another place I am in Camden Town, one of those dead trendy boutiques where the people serving pout and look as though they need a good meal. Why am I there? I think I want to buy a hat – yes that’s right, I want to buy a hat because I’m […]

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