- Well, thank f–k that horrible month is over
- 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?
- "The latest Government data on vacant dwellings shows over 610,000 empty homes in England" emptyhomes.com @emptyhomesuk 26 minutes ago
- “Why Syrians do not flee to Gulf states” bbc.co.uk/news/world-mid… 1 hour ago
- RT @DanHannanMEP: European? Young? Conservative? Come to the European Young Conservatives' Freedom Summit in Cambridge this weekend. https:… 1 hour ago
- RT @IsabelHardman: I think @edwest is totally right here about setting up a voluntary kindertransport for Syrian refugees http://t.co/URBak… 1 hour ago
- RT @CharlotteGRose: #Corbyn says he'd pay for scrapping of tuition fees by increasing corporation tax. Not sure how big that tax increase w… 4 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
This is another instalment (still not the final one!) of the various people, creatures and organisations that appear on Puffles’ Twitter Feed. The first person on this list is Sue Llewellyn – who along with David Allen Green (of media … Continue reading
…and I’m not talking about people who blank them or people who shout at them. (Chuggers – ‘charity muggers’ who try to accost you in the street seeking donations via direct debit – might be annoying, but don’t deserve rudeness … Continue reading
Today was my second appointment at the job centre – following on from my interview last week, described in the blogpost Signing on. There’s still a mixture of fear of the unknown and a fear of being judged in this … Continue reading
“Rethink, reuse, recycle” Prior to going to university, I wouldn’t have been seen dead in a charity shop, let alone alive. During those days I was stupendously and embarrassingly vain and insecure about image and what people thought of my … Continue reading
One of the things that has regularly riled my regular social media contacts is the ‘whipping’ system within Parliament. People have been genuinely distressed to see images of parliamentary debates on issues that are really important to them and to … Continue reading
This post ponders on the crises of large organisations in this social media age of ours – whether it’s in relation to the economic crisis as in Paul Kingsnorth’s article in the Guardian, or in the field of political parties, … Continue reading
Some of you may have seen this from the headline in The Times (which I won’t link to because they have a firewall). This story being about alleged plans for the heads of big business to be given a ‘hotline’ … Continue reading
I signed on today It’s not something that I’ve done before – and for that I know I’m more than lucky compared to some others. This blogpost is another difficult post to write – both in terms of personal reactions … Continue reading
Titans – think of them as wise friendly cloud giants. Most of people are giants (reputation-wise (in my book)) but for a variety of different reasons – and yet paradoxically for the same reason: Their commitment to public service. There … Continue reading