From the daily archives:

Sunday, September 4, 2011

#274: 1992, The Inspiral Carpets, Dragging Me Down

September 4, 2011

In another time and another place, I sat in my room in my halls of residence just off Tottenham Court Road. It was Freshers Week and suddenly I felt a bit lonely and a bit scared. Outside, London seemed massive and a bit scary and my old friends and family seemed far far away. I […]

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Week 35: Prat and Hero – Murdo Fraser

September 4, 2011

‘With a breathtaking performance, this week’s award for both Prat and Hero of the Week, goes to Murdo Fraser……’ We never believed it possible, we thought it couldn’t be done – but, Murdo Fraser, Tory Member of the Scottish Parliament for Mid Scotland and Fife, has managed it – in the same week has managed […]

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Week 35: Villain(s): Nadine Dorries and Frank Field

September 4, 2011

Our Villains of the Week award this week goes to the two MPs, Nadine Dorries and Frank Field, who have tried to amend the Health Bill this week to hand abortion counselling services to anti-abortion groups. I agree with my colleague Ray North’s unease about writing on abortion.  Indeed, that unease is very much part […]

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