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Mobile version, and other things

Some of you will have hopefully noticed that I’ve now installed a proper mobile version of this blog, which means it’s easier to read and navigate if you’re looking at it on your phone. Please let me know if there are any problems…

A new way to not be informed about this blog

Keeping with my policy of only adopting useful ways of promotion years after everyone else has done, I now have a Facebook Page for this blog. You can like it and hopefully get updates of when there are new posts and, of course,…

Worth Reading 149: Cato gets his wish, and dies

Low oil prices – a threat to the dollar – Some interesting speculation from Jim Bliss on the longer-term implications of the falling oil price and crashing rouble. Ayn Rand Reviews Children’s Movies – Something for the family that hates each other. Ayn…

Colchester Liberal Democrats now on Facebook

Just a short post to let people know that Colchester Liberal Democrats now have our own page on Facebook, which should have plenty of updates and discussion from our council group. If you want to like it and get updates from us, then…

Councillor Camp 2013 (#cllrcamp)

I spent yesterday in London at the first ever Councillor Camp. This wasn’t a group of local government people hanging around in tents and/or pretending to be Kenneth Williams, but a version of BarCamp especially for councillors who wanted to look at ways…

Blatant plugging

For my ‘official’ Facebook page, which now has an easily memorable address: www.facebook.com/nickbarlowcolchester It’s where I’ll try and post things that are relevant to my work as a councillor, rather than the general theme of this blog which tends to revolve around whatever…

Worth reading 66: Geoff Hurst takes an arrow to the eye

Wind turbine syndrome: a classic ‘communicated’ disease – I’m shocked – shocked, I tell you – to discover that something James Delingpole and other contrarian trolls believe in has no evidence to back it up. 10 myths of the UK’s far right –…

Worth Reading 51: Outside the area

None of these links were placed here by small grey aliens from Zeta Reticuli. That must be true, the Men In Black told me so. It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen – Flying Rodent imagines…

Fifteen albums

So, there’s a meme going round Facebook, LiveJournal and various other places that for once doesn’t seem to be a way to get you to answer questions that might give away the security information for your bank account. The Rules: Don’t take too…

2010 General Election Diary Day 17: It’s all #nickcleggsfault

I’m still not quite sure what part of today I’ve found the strangest – the news that Marmite are suing the BNP over a Party Political Broadcast, that Iain Dale wrote a post deploring the personal attacks on Nick Clegg, or the fact…

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