Monday, November 22, 2010

Six of the Best 109

Northern Neil reports from the front line in Oldham East and Saddleworth: "The seat is a fascinating mix people with rich and poor, rural and inner city and a wide ethnic mix in the area. You probably couldn't get a more representative seat for Britain."

The Lib Dems need to get more emotional to win over voters, argues Solution Focused Politics.

Keynesian Liberal writes on the fall of Lord Young (for telling the truth or something close to it) and the perils of wearing short trousers in winter.

"There was a time in New York, in the 1920s when scientists proposed a great wall along the waterfront to shut out rats completely, to seal out rats and, thus, forever end rat fear. Eventually, though, the idea was deemed implausible and abandoned: rats will always get through.” BLDGBLOG considers the challenge of achieving a rodent-free metropolis.

Rye Castle Museum has a list of books set in and around the town, including works by this blog's hero Malcolm Saville.

Andrei Tarkovsky's film Stalker is discussed by Subtitle Literate.

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