I welcomed the news about Peter Capaldi but argued that Doctor Who has problems.
A busy weekend saw me encountering both Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings and a demonstration at Glebe Road, Little Bowden.
In Leicester, the final resting place of the bones of Richard III was thrown into confusion by Mr Justice Haddon-Cave and the spire of St Mary de Castro was found to be in a dangerous state.
Oh, and the sole Conservative member on Leicester City Council wrote me a guest post about the bullying of the sole Lib Dem member.
Back in Lib Dem land, Jeremy Browne entered the global race and I worried about parallels between us and the declining FDP in Germany.
Let's end this post with a music choice from this month: Fight for my country by the short-lived Birmingham supergroup Balls...