From the daily archives:

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Olympic Success Is A Testament To Multicultural Britain

August 7, 2012

Today, I got into a bit of a Twitter Spat with Allthatslefts favourite villain Toby Young – it came about after Toby had eulogised over one of the most ludicrous articles i’ve ever read, that featured (not surprisingly) in today’s Daily Mail and in which Tory MEP Dan Hannan suggested that British success at the […]

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House of Lords Reform and the Boundary Review: Labour Play A Blinder

August 7, 2012

I wrote a piece on the politics of the boundary review a few weeks back.   Ray North wrote yesterday at the predictable and embarrassing hole that the Lib Dems have got themselves into over the whole sorry mess.    I want for a moment though to salute the Labour Party for the way it has played […]

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Top of The Pops 1970s Special: Songs To Learn and Sing Readers’ Chart

August 7, 2012

With Ray North’s posting of one of the great late singles from the Buzzcocks‘ first golden period, Everybody’s Happy Nowadays, the 1970s became the second decade, following the 1980s, to have  had 100 Songs To Learn  and Sing posted.  The review of the first 50 songs from the 1970s is here. The 1970s are a much […]

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