- Diversifying the Liberal Democrats – a once in a generation opportunity?
- Why is the UK government not pushing for a substantial co-ordinated response to refugees crisis?
- On life’s great equaliser
- Has leisure & entertainment in Cambridge kept pace with the growth of our city?
- Jeremy Corbyn to visit Puffles in Cambridge!
- RT @miss_mcinerney: Always struck me that "who is accountable for this" tended to mean "who can we publicly blame and beat up for this". 2 hours ago
- RT @miss_mcinerney: A question I have asked policy makers for years is: "what does 'accountability' really mean"? It's amazing how few ca… 2 hours ago
- NEWZ-SPOOF: "Ministers to redefine refugees as 'hard-working expats' in bid to solve migrant headlines issue" twitter.com/BestoftheMail/… 2 hours ago
- RT @vonheintze: Proud of our newest edition of @BILD #refugeeswelcome #wehelp http://t.co/WPHDXENbLs 2 hours ago
- RT @BBCPolitics: Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale calls for an end to "control freakery" at party conferences and an open... http://t.c… 2 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: August 2011
It may have Cambridge University’s rubber stamp on it, but the Festival of Ideas (19-30 October) goes beyond the ivory towers. For those who want to see what’s on, have a look at the programme. (PDF file) This year, the Festival strands … Continue reading
I wandered along to the Cambridge Skeptics’ event The Public Understanding of Science where the lovely Dr Alice Bell was holding court at an evening in the Maypole pub that was standing room only. An excellent event not for the … Continue reading
Simple question really but one of those questions that is both child’s play but also a serious design issue. During the 1980s back in the day, a trip to the shoe shop meant having my feet measured not just for … Continue reading
They say getting your first suit is a ‘right of passage’ for a young man growing up. Ditto a tailor-made suit if you head into a career that is predominantly office-based. But I’m no longer based in an office. So … Continue reading
One of the most painful pieces of football viewing for me is that of the game Italy vs Brazil where the Italians won 3-2 through the implosion of Brazil’s defence. Much has been made in old school footballing circles of … Continue reading
I’ve been a Parliament-watcher for some time now – almost to the stage where during my final days in the civil service I felt myself being more on the side of Parliament than the executive that I served. Having spent … Continue reading
Back in what was left of 2008 I made a short diary entry about reflections on childhood – mainly on my own upbringing, where people who had a big impact on me at the time were now, and my own … Continue reading