He told me, and there was no reason to doubt the dying, That he had walked the plank, fought with sharks, Danced with mermaids, and he thought he’d lived his life to the full. Now he embraced just stories, he never abandoned words, Hoping they’d return the love he’d lived, And poetry would bring back […]
Hooray, or Hoorah, we’ve all won … and we’ve all lost. What an extraordinary election result! I spent an evening as an outsider in a Stroud pub where the new Labour MP and his supporters were ‘over the moon’ celebrating his return and the election result. I am happy for Stroud, and Kensington, and […]
A hark back to last October, what’s changed?
I might vote for an ex-chocolate family philanthropist candidate? Then, I’m off on holiday. Confused and reluctant I tuned in late to the circus of Question Time to get some idea of how to vote. These are the fantastic UK election showcases, hustings where there is no direct debate, and where we are asked to […]
A Tourist’s Guide to the upcoming UK election, by Paul Gallagher Yes, there’s yet another election. So many in so few years proves that the UK is the most democratic country in the world, and as every English child is taught, the birthplace of democracy.  What a difficult choice we have! So many […]