Monthly Archives: April 2011

>The other guys – Royal Romance – St Andrews meets Lady Gaga meets #royalwedding

>Just to while away the moments before the ceremony starts, if you haven’t seen it already, you will laugh at this brilliant Royal Wedding parody to Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance. Brilliant.

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>357 months #royalwedding

>357 months ago, I woke up after a night of fitful excited sleep to watch the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. It was 2 days before my 14th birthday and I’d followed the build up and the … Continue reading

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>Oh, Alex, you’re so vain, you probably think this blog is about you – but the Regional Ballot is not #SP11

> You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht Your hair strategically combed over bald bitYour were eating an apricot You had one eye in the camera as you watched yourself orate And all the people dreamed that you’d … Continue reading


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>Alex Cole-Hamilton shines at Edinburgh student hustings #sp11

>One thing that cheered me up this morning was reading the reports about the Edinburgh University Students’ Association hustings which took place last night. The Journal has a live blog of the proceedings and you can see how people who … Continue reading

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>Well, yesterday didn’t go as I’d planned………..

>Yesterday, today and tomorrow were down as being my only child free days until the day between 8th April and  4th May. I love every single second of having Anna on holiday, and really don’t get why people complain about … Continue reading

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>Nick Clegg dances for AV #yes2AV

>This hilarious video by MJHibbet, available here on You Tube is worth watching for the animated Nick Clegg dancing alone, but it has some very down to earth reasons to vote Yes in the AV Referendum next week.

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>Lib Dems’ Save our Police car is coming to a town near you……….. #sp11

> Look at this cool little car! This morning Tavish Scott was in Inverness to see it off on a two day journey round Scotland to highlight the Liberal Democrats’ opposition to the centralisation of Police forces. He was joined … Continue reading

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>COSLA’s warning over social care merger vindicates Liberal Democrat desire to keep services local #SP11

>The issue of social care highlights a very big difference between the Liberal Democrats and the other parties. We know that older people are suffering because the health and social care system just can’t provide them with the support they … Continue reading

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>The SNP blogosphere counts its chickens……………. #sp11

>There’s been a lot of excitement in the SNP section of cyberspace – with a bit of cheerleading by the Greens as well – at a couple of polls published over the weekend which put them well ahead of everyone … Continue reading

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>Farron gets his devolution goggles on – a mass party e-mail that works

>You might remember a couple of weeks ago that I had a major strop with whoever it is in London who sends out these mass party e-mails for sending Scottish members one from Nick which contained no Scottish election messages … Continue reading

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