From the daily archives:

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

#451: 2010, Mystery Jets, Lorna Doone

April 24, 2012

I scratched my head a little for my second song pick for our Devon and Cornwall theme week.  Mick Fleetwood was originally from Cornwall – did I dare post something by Fleetwood Mac? Could I get away with posting Peaches by The Stranglers on the grounds it is about beaches and sung by Hugh Cornwell? […]

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Is this the most ‘out of touch’ Parliament ever?

April 24, 2012

A number of things have prompted me to pose this question. First, was an experience I had last week listening to Prime Ministers Questions. As I listened, I found myself engrossed, not in a positive way that saw me nod admiringly to the razor sharp questions and witty insightful answers, no, I was compelled in […]

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Did Dorries Widdecombe Cameron?

April 24, 2012

Back in 1997 in a debate in the House of Commons on the dismissal of the then Head of the Prison Service, Derek Lewis, and in the middle of the Tory party leadership contest following the Blair landlside,  Anne Widdecombe, referred to there being ‘something of the night’ about by then former Home Secretary, Michael […]

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