My first encounter with Phil Taylor was back when I joined the Lib Dems for the very first time, in 1995. Then known as Phil Jones, Phil’s brass neck was legendary. Having resigned as Chair of LDYS, he restood despite by that point having secretly joined the Labour Party. If elected, his plan was apparently… Continue reading Would you treat a blogger like this?
Alex Wilcock has written a pretty comprehensive article about Ming’s leadership style and speech this weekend. Not much I can add to it, really. A final thought – say what you like about this speech, but it is the first time in perhaps a decade that the actual content of a leader’s speech has provoked… Continue reading Ming’s Speech – a final thought
I was very sad to learn of the death of Chris Lightfoot last month. When I first started blogging, Chris’ blog was compulsive reading and Chris himself was an occasionally useful ally. He had a razor-sharp intellect and an excellent sense of humour, and his posts were always a joy to read. As time went… Continue reading Chris Lightfoot 1978-2007