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Vote Tory! (Too) Infrequently Asked Questions

Vote Tory! (Too) Infrequently Asked Questions

I have not been canvassed during this election so I have had to piece together the following from what I have been presented with during the campaign…   Why should I vote Tory? As a working homeowner in your forties you should consider the Conservative Party as your natural home. We know that you will appreciate that you … Continue reading

My Top Ten Sitcom Episodes

My Top Ten Sitcom Episodes

When my exasperation with the issues of the day becomes too much to contain I have often sat down to write. This week I have aborted three blogs on why we desperately need a change of government. Instead of ploughing on I spent time with my family which made me much happier. On two occassions … Continue reading

The winner is apathy and that makes us all losers

The winner is apathy and that makes us all losers

At approximately 2:30 last Friday morning I had a wobble. Surrounded by people that have become friends, I forcibly vented my frustration and all but declared my resignation from political activity for life. “What is the bloody point?!” I declared as the pile of votes increased before my eyes and the effort put in by … Continue reading

Is it possible to be friends with a Tory?

Is it possible to be friends with a Tory?

To what extent should the political views of someone colour your view of them? I have been pondering this in the wake of the reaction to the appointment of Paolo DiCanio to the position of Head Coach by Sunderland FC. Paolo has in the past expressed sympathy for some of the policies of former Italian Fascist leader Benito … Continue reading