Monthly Archives: July 2010

>Last Day to vote in Total Politics Blog poll

>This is the last day to vote in the Total Politics Blog Poll.  This poll is co-sponsored by Iain Dale, Liberal Democrat Voice and Labour List.Here are the rules.1. You must vote for your ten favourite blogs and ranks them … Continue reading

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>I support Clare Balding against crassness of Sunday Times #goclare

>I have no idea where my head has been this week, but I’ve only just realised what’s been going on with BBC Sports presenter Clare Balding. The F Word has the detail on how uber-pretentious commentator A A Gill described … Continue reading

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>You do not go to jail for tax credit overpayments, BBC

>Today is my birthday. I should be tucked up in my bed having a long lie being fed Earl Grey and chocolate and having my every whim attended to by my loving family. I should not be in a state … Continue reading

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>Caron’s Corkers – 30th July

>A whirlwind tour of the best of the blogosphere: Terence Eden talks about how he nearly got sued by the BPI  Tom Harris’ podcast with Doctor Who producer Steven Moffatt could just as easily be titled “Two smug boys on … Continue reading

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>Early Learning Centre apologises and changes website in response to complaints about sexist language

>Finally, here is the follow up post I promised after the brief one I e-mailed earlier. I am delighted to report that, after Jennie, I and others encouraged our readers to complain to the Early Learning Centre regarding the wording … Continue reading

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>+++ Breaking News: Early Learning Centre removes sexist language from website

>My laptop has been taken over by 11 year olds but I've just checked my e-mail & found a message from the Early Learning Centre in response to the complaint I sent them on Tuesday night regarding the way their … Continue reading

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>A Voyage Round my Blogroll – Part the Second

>Here’s the next instalment in a new regular feature where I introduce the bloggers on my blogroll, letting you know why they are there and how I got to know them. First up is Sara’s Always win when you’re singing … Continue reading

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>An Alternative Vote and Gerrymandering Round Up

>Labour’s behaviour over the Government’s plans for electoral reform has infuriated me. It’s as if they think that shouting loud and using nasty words like gerrymandering will make mud stick particularly to the Liberal Democrats. Well, it’s no substitute for … Continue reading


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>Some more good ideas from the Your Freedom site

>I’ve just been having a look around Your Freedom, the site set up at the instigation of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg where we are asked for our suggestions of unnecessary laws to repeal in the Freedom Bill to be published … Continue reading

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>Fun and frolics at Wagamama

>I had an absolutely brilliant time at Wagamama in Livingston last night with Andrew, Stephen and Elspeth, It’s my birthday on Saturday so we had an early celebration. Elspeth is a long time fan of Wagamama and I’ve really enjoyed … Continue reading

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