Tag Archives: Gordon Brown

One for Gordon’s iPod

Of course, this seems slightly cruel, but I don’t think it’s too bigoted.

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Banal, longwinded, superficial

but then the cloud of volcanic hot air sails up and you think, Hold on, perhaps politics really does matter. Okay, Nick ‘Interesting’ Clegg is Ace, but the image I really liked on the news was the overhead shot of … Continue reading

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Thank you thank you thank you

This blog is so pleased to receive the Award from the Academy but it must point out that it vehemently denies holding other blogs up against the wall in a threating manner and does NOT LOSE ITS TEMPER. Gather! Gather! … Continue reading

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Nobody heard him, the dead man

Not Waving But Drowning Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning: I was much further out than you thought And not waving but drowning. Poor chap, he always loved larking And now he’s dead It must … Continue reading

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