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Category: Eclectic Blue

What a winker (misprint)

The first thing I thought when I was listening to Labour’s shadow chancer – sorry, chancellor – John McDonnell on the radio today offering free broadband to everyone was probably not what you were thinking....

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Vote for me

Hands up those of you who have been angered and disappointed by the actions of politicians following the flood disasters in the north of England? Not just Boris Johnson, who was pathetically slow when stumbling into inaction,...

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Gonna live forever

I read the news today, oh boy. I read the news in today’s Guardian that Liam Gallagher’s solo tour had kicked off. Out of interest, I searched a few sites to check out the setlist. And though the news was rather sad....

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Don’t Stop Moving

The latest You Gov poll revealed a few interesting statistics. One is that Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has taken a 14% lead, putting it on 42%. Translating into actual votes, I’d imagine this would give...

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Ball of confusion

Last week, my loyal reader may have read my blogpost titled ‘Epiphany’, in which I tried to explain why my life turned out like it did. Fifty glorious years of mental ill health, a car crash of an education and then...

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A time to remember

For those, like me, who are nominally republicans it was Queen Elizabeth who managed to reflect the mood of the nation on Remembrance Day. Our elderly and increasingly frail reigning monarch quietly shed a tear during the annual...

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Vote don’t know

The coming General Election (GE) is tearing me apart. At every GE from 1979 I have voted Labour. I did not come from a political family. I chose my politics on the basis of my principles, beliefs and core values. Few, if any...

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Liberty

For me, the weeks leading up to Remembrance Day follow a familiar pattern. I buy a poppy, or increasingly a small badge, as soon as I see they are on sale, and then I forget to wear it pretty well all the time. Next, I have do...

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Epiphany

I abandoned many years ago any notion of trying to find the meaning of life once I discovered there wasn’t any. There were no answers because I learned that the only reason I was on this earth was because of the accident...

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Faith Healer

Smell yourself better To whom, in the unfortunate event of you developing a serious illness, would you turn first? My guess is you’d go to your doctor on the logical grounds that she or he deals on the basis of clinically...

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