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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Week 22: Villain – Patrick Mercer

June 2, 2013

This week’s Villain Award goes to the backbench Tory MP, Patrick Mercer, who met a fictional lobbying company, Alistair Andrews Communications, and agreed to take money for supporting business interests in Fiji. This week, I felt like I had borrowed a DeLorean time machine fitted with flux capacitator and landed back the mid 1990′s. The […]

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#700: 1970, The Kinks, Lola

June 2, 2013

A quandary: Charlie East-West has challenged us to have a theme week to celebrate the legalising of gay marriage for our Songs to Learn and Sing feature.  At the same time, we have reached a landmark: song #700, requiring a veritable classic.  I was left scratching my head a little. So I’ve cheated a little: […]

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