Tag Archives: #ldconf

Worth Reading 67: Baseball in Montreal

Take a number – Outside magazine reports on some of the deaths to have occurred amongst people climbing Everest this year. (via) Policing The Land – in honour of #ldconf – Sarah Brown rewrites The Land to make it fit the brave new world of accreditation and security theatre. Clegg and coalition six months on […]

Worth Reading 42: Where Chris Chibnall rules

Warning: contains a double dose of tactical nuclear bastard. The 24 types of Libertarian – Cut out and use as a game of bingo in certain comments threads. (via) Liberal – but not so democratic in the Lords – James Graham looks at why Lib Dem peers seem so reluctant to abolish their cushy, well-rewarded […]

Nothing to hide, nothing to fear, nothing to worry yourself over, citizen, so move on and don’t make a fuss

Yesterday, I learnt something I didn’t know before about British politics – the police claim the right to pre-emptively veto people attending the conferences of political parties. I probably wasn’t go to go to Liberal Democrat Conference this year, as various other commitments and the hassle of getting to Birmingham and back likely outweighed the […]

This, apparently, is how reporting is done nowadays

I’ve been mentioned in the Daily Mirror. Sadly, not for any great achievement on my part, or coming out with some great opinion that needed to be heard by the people, but because they can’t be bothered to report a story properly. I was one of several people who tweeted from the Lib Dem Special […]

Special Conference #ldconf

My first Special Conference in almost fifteen years – the last one was an NUS one in Derby about tuition fees and free education in 1996 – and what promises to be an interesting afternoon. Still haven’t written my king-promised post about the coalition thanks to all the meetings the last week has spawned getting […]