Archive for the ‘Toughts’ Category

As if my opinion of the British Royal Family could sink no lower, this weekend’s Fergie sting reaffirmed all of my republican sympathies and reignited my rampant enthusiasm for slashing the civil list. Literally days after Sarah Ferguson was filmed accepting a princely sum for hiring out her ex husband, our sovereign is trotting out […]


You may have read Hadley Freeman’s article in response to a query about what is socially acceptable to wear to show your support as a Liberal Democrat supporter. In Hadley’s opinion there is little hope for we Lib Dems who wish to wear our party’s dazzling hues on election day however I beg to differ. […]


So in what has been a whirlwind week and a bit I have now graduated into the world of politics. I’ve been leafleting. Last week I had dinner with the Rutland and Melton Liberal Democrats and took a few thousand (or so it seems) leaflets off their hands along with a list of streets in […]


It is such a cliché to begin a piece with the sentence ‘with the election in full swing’ or ‘campaigning began in earnest’ – so I am going to use words to that effect. No I’m not, I’m just going to bite the bullet and jump on the bandwagon.  With the election in full swing, […]


A favourite Friday afternoon discussion at the office happens at around 2pm, after everybody has had lunch and the boss returns with our lottery syndicate numbers. Seven rows a week plus seven rows on the Euromillions if the motion is carried by a general consensus. The discussion is an orgy of greed, aspiration and gluttony. […]