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As one tripoint goes, another is (re)born

News of the Copeland by-election in December prompted me to discover Britain’s three-party constituency tripoints, where three constituencies each held by a different party meet. Back then, it formed part of a tripoint with Lib Dem-held Westmorland and Lonsdale, and Tory-held Penrith and…

Whoever wins, we’ll get good scenery

It occurred to me yesterday that I’ve never spent any significant time in the constituency of any party leader – I’ve passed through a few, but not been in any for a meaningful time – but that will likely change, assuming that Tim…

The opposite direction to Bournemouth

While everyone else heads off to Conference, I’m heading north for a few days, to hopefully get to spend some time in the Lake District when it doesn’t feel like a holy tome’s worth of rain is falling around me. There are a…

There are some places where your plot still works

Mark Lawson has a rather bland piece in today’s Guardian which amounts to little more than ‘developments in technology affect methods of storytelling’ stretched out to 500 words, but there’s one line in it that strikes me: Although mobiles have sealed off some…

Back

Yes, I’m back from my holiday and didn’t evolve any gills to deal with the regular deluges that covered Cumbria during my time there. It seems that, in my absence, I was somehow voted the 73rd best Lib Dem blog, which isn’t bad…

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