From the daily archives:

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

#803: 1980, The Undertones, Wednesday Week

November 20, 2013

Amazingly, last night, three of the four mainstays of this most wonderful of blogs actually met up in a Public House and talked in person over a few pints – marvellous (it would have been even better if Bobby and Charlie had been there as well, but that’s for another day). I can tell you […]

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Songs To Learn and Sing Hall of Fame #1: The Beatles

November 20, 2013

With Ray North’s Allthatsleft 3rd birthday posting of Revolution The Beatles became the first artist to have had 10 songs posted in our Songs To Learn and Sing feature.  As a result they are our first esteemed entrants in the  Songs To Learn and Sing Hall of Fame. It is not, I guess, surprising that it […]

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The Bewildering Bewilderment of Benedict Brogan

November 20, 2013

On Monday the Deputy Editor of the Daily Telegraph, Benedict Brogan, published a comment piece entitled The Baffling Recovery of Teflon Labour and Unpopular Ed in which he expressed bewilderment that Labour has regained a 6-10 point lead in the polls, after its lead all but disappeared over the summer.  The column has sparked a bit […]

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Liberal Democrats – Are you watching Borgen?

November 20, 2013

I love Borgen. I love Denmark. I love Birgitte Nyborg. Borgen has just started its third and final series with the usual chattering class fanfare and great reviews. Its surprise global success is due to a gripping story of political intrigue within Danish coalition politics. It offers a vivid portrayal of a charismatic woman and […]

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