Possibly young

Reading the top five girls’ names for this year, a thought struck me: EARS, the software that ther Lib Dems use for canvass data, has a special filter that identifies people as ‘possibly old’ based on the fashionability of their names. With names such as Olivia, Ruby, Grace, Lily and Poppy making a comeback, such… Continue reading Possibly young

Getting it backwards

A glaring bit of nonsense in an otherwise sensible article by Simon Jenkins today: One of many reasons for not subsidising national parties is that it will further encourage them to ignore the public and live in the lap of the national press. I note that he says ‘national parties’ specifically and not ‘political parties’… Continue reading Getting it backwards