Monthly Archives: May 2010

>Help! I’m suffering from severe iPad envy….

>I’m not one for material things, normally. Our television is antediluvian, our sofas are second hand. I don’t have to have every new and shiny thing that comes along – unless it connects to the internet and is called an … Continue reading

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>Digital Economy Act: Get your MP to sign EDM 17

>Until a few months ago I’d never heard of Julian Huppert who won Cambridge for the Liberal Democrats in the recent election. He first came to my attention as one of the proposers of the fabulous emergency motion on the … Continue reading

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>In which I acquire a plot of land in beautiful Aberdeenshire

>As regular readers will know, I’ve been a long term opponent of Donald Trump’s plans for a golf course, hotel and housing development in Aberdeenshire. Suffice to say that I don’t feel that he has shown sufficient respect for the … Continue reading


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>Caron’s Corkers – Towel Day 2010

>Don’t know what Towel Day is? It’s the day when Douglas Adams fans celebrate his life every year by carrying a Towel around with them. Stephen takes us through the day with a series of Adams and Hitchhiker related posts. … Continue reading

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>Could Liz Kendall’s Twitter blunder be a good thing for Parliament?

>Oh dear. Sky report that new Leicester West Labour MP Liz Kendall has earned the disapproval of Parliamentary authorities after posting a photo of the House of Lords after the Queen’s Speech on Twitter. There are people who say that … Continue reading

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>Lib Dem thread running through the Queen’s Speech

>I know this sounds po-faced, but somehow all the pomp and majesty of today’s State Opening of Parliament doesn’t quite seem to fit in with the dawning of the Age of Austerity. Is the ceremony we’ve just witnessed like a … Continue reading

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>The curious case of Nick Clegg and his media interviews

>What is this weird feeling I have when I see Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg being interviewed on television? Surely it’s got to be some sort of first, a Government Minister looking people in the eye, answering the question put … Continue reading

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>Sehar Shebaz – why is her husband allowed to stay here?

>A thought occurred to me about the deportation of Sehar Shabaz and her baby, Wania, which I wrote about on Saturday. Sehar’s husband, whose violence towards her forced her to flee from him last November, is not a UK national. … Continue reading

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>Caron’s Corkers 23 May

>Enjoying the Summer weather? Good! See what a Liberal Democrat Government secures for you:-). Anyway, spare a thought for Clair, who has completed her West Highland Way charity walk to raise funds for SANDS who helped her friends when their … Continue reading

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>Liberal Youth: Don’t miss your chance to vote (via Lady Mark)

>This is just a Public Service Announcement to help out Liberal Youth RO Mark Valladares. He is concerned that with the end of term and all, members won’t be at the addresses Cowley Street holds for them. If you are … Continue reading

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