From the daily archives:

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Album Collection – #1: 2013, David Bowie, The Next Day

March 20, 2013

‘It was always mainly about the music….’ And we’ve been reviewing, lauding and using songs as a device to comment and remember since we first started this website. This, though, is our first stab at a weekly review of albums past and present rather than individual songs and I’ve got the job of drafting it. I […]

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#648: 2012, Bruce Springsteen, Jack of All Trades

March 20, 2013

George Osborne will once again prance up to the despatch box and deliver his Budget. He will tell us what we already know – that we are all in the shit, despite him being responsible for digging us even deeper into the shit. To paraphrase Malcolm Tucker:- “George Osborne is the fucking Shawshank redemption, except […]

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Budget Day: George Osborne, the Commentariat and the Economy

March 20, 2013

Charlie East-West has already set out some thoughts on what he would do if he had the misfortune to wake up to find that he was George Osborne.  I’d like to add a few thoughts of my own on budget day as to the state of the British economy and what might be done about […]

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The Living Wage: Barnet and Lib Dem Councils Worst in London

March 20, 2013

As an enthusiastic backer of the Living Wage, I thought it worthwhile to look at how councils in London are getting on in its implementation.  The map below is a brief summary. London is ahead of the rest of the country in delivering the Living Wage, despite its higher value in the capital – the […]

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