Monthly Archives: January 2011

>How many pair of shoes do you have?

>I hope you don’t think it’s an impertinence to ask such a thing. It’s just that I was discussing the subject with some friends of mine at Andrew’s wedding on Friday night. One of the participants in this discussion has … Continue reading

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>Egypt: what will the uprising mean for women?

>One of the first things I think about when I see scenes like those in Egypt and Tunisia at the moment is what the events are going to mean for women in the area. After all, what use is a … Continue reading

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>Lib Dem Voice’s Alex Foster on Come Dine with Me this week.

> My sister raved at me incessantly about Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me for ages before I finally got around to watching it. The first episode I watched was the Christmas Special in 2009 which featured David Gest, Sherrie Hewson, … Continue reading

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>Is Holyrood result delay a slight to Scotland?

>Scotland on Sunday reported yesterday that the results of the Holyrood election in May will be delayed by a day while the UK wide fairer votes referendum is counted overnight on the Thursday. This has been met with outrage by … Continue reading

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>Keep up the pressure to save Brenda Namigadde from deportation

>Last Friday I wrote about how Ugandan lesbian Brenda Namigadde faced deportation because a Court had ruled that there was no evidence that she was in fact homosexual. I really don’t want to see us going down the route of … Continue reading

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>Rennard slams Labour attempts to delay fairer votes referendum

> Former Liberal Democrat Campaigns Guru Chris Rennard writes today for Liberal Democrat Voice about the Labour shenanigans in the House of Lords over the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. In a nutshell, this Bill has to get through … Continue reading

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>Olly Grender is now writing for the New Statesman

>I have been thrilled to bits in recent months to see Olly Grender, who was the Party’s Communications Director when we made our big leap forward in 1997, doing the rounds of various media talking an awful lot of sense. … Continue reading

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