Tag Archives: #nickcleggsfault

I’d like to thank the Academy…

The observant amongst you will have noticed that I’m not at Liberal Democrat Conference this year. I had originally intended to go, but then events (the Tour of Britain on Friday, the Free Festival yesterday and various meetings next week) got in the way and meant it wouldn’t really have been worth my while to […]

Just happy to be nominated

I’ve been nominated in the 2010 Liberal Democrat Voice Blog Of The Year Awards, which probably seems rather odd given how little blogging I’ve done in the last twelve months. And so it would be, if it was for blogging, but instead it’s for the early morning Twitter conversation with Justin that turned into a […]

2010 General Election Diary Day 30: All over bar the voting

As the battlebuses pull into their last stops, and the last hordes of activists run through ever-darkening streets to push that one last leaflet that might make the difference through that one last letterbox, the election finally gets handed over to the voters. Yes, at last we’ll get the answer to the question that’s been […]

2010 General Election Diary Day 18: Some days, the board runs you

Been somewhat out of the national election loop today, as I’ve been concentrating on working here on the campaign here in Colchester. Been glancing at Twitter on and off during the day, which has provided an interesting way of skimming the election news through an odd filter. This has included the rather odd news that […]

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 that a brief conversation between me and Justin on Twitter spawned a […]

How Twitter memes happen (it’s all #nickcleggsfault)

For entirely ego-driven reasons, I feel the world needs to know how this morning’s Twitter meme began: chickyog: Morning all. has Nick Robinson exploded yet? nickjbarlow: @chickyog No, but when he does, the Telegraph and Mail will claim it’s Nick Clegg’s fault. chickyog: @nickjbarlow Ha. I feel a meme coming on. chickyog: Just stubbed my […]