From the daily archives:

Monday, March 23, 2015

Week 12: Prat – Danny Alexander

March 23, 2015

This Week’s Prat of the Week, overwhelmingly, is the Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Lib-Dem MP, Danny Alexander. There is a fine line between being endearingly enthusiastic and a prat. Now, I don’t know if I’ve shared this story with you before – and if I have, please bear with me, but once upon […]

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The General Election Horserace: Why 280 seats for the Tories is the key number

March 23, 2015

Save for Opinium’s poll for The Observer on Sunday, it would appear that George Osborne’s absurdly over-praised budget (how many ‘he’s shot Labour’s foxes’ articles is it possible to write?) has made precisely no impact on the polls.  With six and a half weeks to go things are pretty much where they have been since […]

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#1002: 1985, The Smiths, How Soon Is Now?

March 23, 2015

In selecting our top ten songs yet to feature here at Songs To Learn And Sing, running from song #1000 onwards, the four of us each submitted a list of five songs. Three were on both George’s and my list: (White Man) in Hammersmith Palais, Paperback Writer and How Soon Is Now? How Soon Is […]

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