Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Six of the Best 338

So Sam Said... says: "The Miliband Problem, for me, is the fact that our politics has been professionalised and has become a game. Are David and Ed really agitators for their own constituents, or are they just pawns in a wider party political powerplay? The fact that David could resign half way through his time as MP to go and work abroad suggests a real disconnect."

Awale Olad from the Migrants' Rights Network asks if Liberal Democrat members are losing their grip on defining the party's policy.

"My God. I have never seen anything like it." Wartime Housewife attended the Bottle Kicking and Hare Scrambling at Hallaton on Easter Monday - my photo is borrowed from her post.

The Silly Mid Off wishes Dermot Reeve a happy birthday: "There remains a great study to be written of that Warwickshire team. Paul Smith, Keith Piper and Reeve all admitted to taking recreational drugs while at the club, while Reeve and Lara refused to shake hands a decade after the West Indian’s annus mirabilis. It was not just his own side that Reeve riled; Curtly Ambrose once bowled two beamers at him in retaliation for a perceived slight."

"At the recent public meeting to discuss the Geffrye Museum‘s development plans financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Museum Director David Dewing told the audience that he had 'no interest in the culture of the Labouring Classes,' justifying the demolition of The Marquis of Lansdowne, which stood upon the corner of Geffrye St since 1839, as a building of “no historic significance." Spitalfields Life proves him wrong.

Crying All the Way to the Chip Shop goes through his Dad's records and lights upon "Arc of a Diver" by Steve Winwood.

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