Category Archives: Strictly Come Dancing

So this is what being a floating voter feels like…

I’ve never gone into a polling booth wondering how I’d vote. Even that time in 90s Edwinstowe when my choices were Labour and the Tories. There was no way I could ever vote Tory so I crossed my fingers behind … Continue reading

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We know the Daily Mail gets politics wrong all the time – but you’d think Strictly would be simple enough for them to understand

The Daily Fail website recycles a Total Politics interview with Nadine Dorries in which she’s as predictable as ever. I particularly like the way she describes, in the original interview, the Liberal Democrats as “more left wing than Labour” and … Continue reading

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Strictly won’t be the same without Miss Whiplash!

So, the BBC chose the middle of a Summer afternoon to sneak out the news that four of their Strictly Come Dancing professionals won’t be returning for the new series, at least not with celebrity partners. I am a bit … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 3 – Hollywood week

We were in London so I didn’t get the chance to watch Strictly live last Saturday. In fact, I even managed not to find out who had gone out until I had watched the results show on Wednesday. For once … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 2 – the tweets

So, here are my brief comments on the dances from this weekend’s Strictly along with a few selected tweets from others. For the first time ever, I didn’t vote for Anton the first chance I could. I couldn’t justify it … Continue reading

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Strictly is back – my tweets from the first weekend #scd

I have not been very good about blogging through Strictly these last few years. So, for 2012, I’m going to use the old Storify trick and let you have the benefit of my tweets instead. I’m dusting off the cobwebs … Continue reading

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Alesha Dixon quits Strictly for Britain’s Got Talent

So, the Glitterball has barely been packed away and already we know that there will be at least one big change on Strictly Come Dancing this year – we’ll need a new judge. Alesha Dixon is quitting the show after … Continue reading

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>Strictly’s Karen Hardy to judge Barclays Live Dance Competition in Glasgow this weekend

> Former Strictly professional Karen Hardy, who won with Mark Ramprakash in 2006 and who has one of Strictly’s most fondly regarded partnerships with Bill Turnbull to her credit, will be in Glasgow this Saturday, 22 January. She’s going to … Continue reading

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>Vince Cable to dance on Strictly Christmas Special

>I have a really heavy cold and have been pretty much out of it for most of the day. There is so much I want to blog about but I will stick to the thing which has made me smile … Continue reading

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>Do you want tickets for the Strictly Come Dancing live shows?

>Regular readers will know that at this time of year, I immerse myself in the glittery and sparkly world of Strictly Come Dancing. I don’t often write about it on here as I don’t want to try your patience too … Continue reading

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