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Why did Labour lose?

FYI I’m a Labour activist and member. Here are a few reflections on the general election: Why did Labour lose? And we did lose. There was an increase in the Conservative vote. No point blaming the SNP either. 1) Ed wasn’t convincing enough to enough people. I grew to like him more than I did …

My Doctor Who blogging for Metro

Since the middle of July I’ve been blogging about Doctor Who for the Metro online and I wanted to share a few choice cuts for your delectation. Obviously it’s a busy time at the moment for Doctor Who fans as the 50th anniversary on 23rd November is keenly awaited. These are happy days for Whovians, …

Brightoniana: Is this Brighton?

I have a modest but growing collection of Brighton and Hove ephemera that includes documents, postcards and now a stereo card. It was an inexpensive purchase on eBay and I must confess to being slightly unsure it is Brighton at all. What do you reckon? (Click to embiggen.) Some facts. There are no marks on …