Monday, May 02, 2011

Six of the Best 156

Caron's Musings attended the BBC debate between the leaders of the parties in the Scottish general election.

The possible outcome of that election is discussed by The View from the Hills. He offers an intereresting parallel between the prospect of a Scottish parliament dominated by Labour and the SNP and the Fine Gael/Fianna Fail duopoly in Ireland: "Two very similar parties offering plenty of bluster but short on ideas."

Why are there so few street parties in Haringey? Richard Wilson explains: "As well as the charge going up to £80, the Council had changed their street party application form to demand that residents get £5,000,000 worth of public liability insurance, and to say they had to have a signature from every household in the street."

Mark Cole pays tribute to the snooker commentator Ted Lowe and includes a video of Joe Davis making the first even televised century break in 1962.

London Reconnections looks at proposals for further extensions to the Dockland Light Railway.

There is a survey of some Ladybird illustrators on the Stella & Rose's Books site.

1 comment:

GHmltn said...

Thanks for the mention.

Gavin (The View from the Hills)