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Not about Liberal Democrat All Women Shortlists.
I don't know what I think about All Women Shortlists, or the party's motion about them, yet. I'm not completely bought into the motion but I need to understand more about what local parties are being asked to do, and how far AWS will extend. I think it's pr...
I don't know what I think about All Women Shortlists, or the party's motion about them, yet. I'm not completely bought into the motion but I need to understand more about what local parties are being asked to do, and how far ...
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Review of 2015
Personally, 2015 was brilliant - ushering a small person through their first months & years of life is a fantastic privilege which only keeps getting better. A picture you say? Oh go on then. But only the one, I'm very shy of "creating" an online identity f...
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Women's Hat Etiquette
Occasionally I don't talk about politics on this blog, and this is one of those days. I was going to write about Jeremy Corbyn, but that's a bit pointless, and besides my adoring public apparently wants to hear about women's hat etiquette. So this is what I...
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Hubris, 2015
I hear that the Tory leadership is not actually   too respected by the Tory MPs, especially
since the tax credits debacle. They believe that the leadership think they are God's gift to politics - but isn't there something old that people say about campaigni...
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+Iggy Caulfield No, I love comments on my blog :) Yes BlogSpot is pulled into this whole Google thing. So I think yes you've succeeded and commented fine :)

But if you want to post on your own blog you still log into blogger.com (or set up an account if you haven't already). Or move it all across to Wordpress ;) Which I would do if this didn't get such good search rankings (yay!)

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Please stop with "I have considerably more followers than you"
We need to talk about twitter etiquette. Right about now. Can people PLEASE stop sneering at the number of followers people have* a la people piling on to June Sarpong this morning? You don't think she's cool, you think you're cool, we get it. But if you, s...
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On Parenting and Politics; or the triumph of the mundane.
I have always been a firm believer that there is politics in pretty much everything, and that people generally care about issues, even if they don't think they care about politics, as packaged. However, since becoming a parent, I've noticed an issue. I enjo...
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Tipping the Board.....
A fantastic initiative has just been started by someone I know - it's called "Tip The Board" - the idea is to get more people from different backgrounds onto boards of companies and voluntary organisations. It's one of my ambitions to eventually be a board ...
A fantastic initiative has just been started by someone I know - it's called "Tip The Board" - the idea is to get more people from different backgrounds onto boards of companies and voluntary organisations. It's one of my amb...
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How to survive without Twitter (SPOILER: pretty easily)
This is NOT an
article on why I've decided to quit Twitter, there's too many of those and it
really wouldn't be that interesting to people. Suffice to say I have.   But last time I quit, I found it much harder , but now I think there are many alternatives -...
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Safe spaces, dinner parties, freedom of association and virtue signalling.......
Right wing journalism doesn't annoy me half as much, as a centrist, as it does some of my left wing friends. However, some trends and buzzwords have developed recently and I'm not sure people are really thinking them through. Safe spaces seem to have evolve...
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Lib Dem Win - coverage for setting up a panel on legalising cannabis
It's a political jungle out there and at the moment the Lib Dems are getting eaten alive, as we only have 8 MPs, and thus very little coverage about policy announcements. In one part it's nice not to have daily attacks on us but the much more worrying issue...
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Manchester is such a nice place.
I'm rather upset at the rudeness of two journalists today, trotting out the tired old "Oh, all this violence and stuff is just life in Manchester" Camilla is well known for making jokes, and I defended her when UKIP tried to get the police arrest her for su...
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Sublimation, Pygmalion, Banana Man - whatever is happening to Jeremy Corbyn?
The sublimation of Corbyn and McDonnell is absolutely fascinating. Political students must be agog. Over many weeks we were told that the great thing about Corbyn was his straight-talking and his ability to connect with people. However, akin to Bananaman, a...
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