How come Labour got that many votes?

How come Labour got that many votes?

How Come Labour got that many votes? The Tories in the General election of 2020 got 14 million votes, but Corbyn’s Labour got 10 million votes? How did he do that in the face of a culture war waged for over three years against him and waged for decades over his ideas?...

Thank You

Confidential  13th December 2019 Dear Donald,  ‘In aqua et vagina victoriam’’ as my old housemaster used to say after several ales in the back bar of ‘The Nanny and Spanker’ in Windsor. Just thought I’d run my victory speech past you, as I so admire your erudition and...
When is a Conservative not a ‘Tory’?

When is a Conservative not a ‘Tory’?

For the sake of understanding and unity, we need to focus on who the real #greedybastards are. The core of the 0.01% who are interested only in capital accumulation at any social, political and environmental cost. Tory voters: 1. Some Conservatives are...

Driftwood and Ale

The Driftwood Spars, Trevaunance Cove, St. Agnes. When the wind threatens to drive into your bones, when the rain batters down upon the earth sending even the rats diving for cover, when the clouds billow upwards, darken and thunder, refuge must be sought for the...
Nurse, the screens!

Nurse, the screens!

10th December 2019 Dear Laura,  Well, that was a bit, er..um. Yes well. “In delirium tremens est rectum” as my old housemaster used to say in the School’s wine cellar after being caught with his trousers down with a glossy magazine in one hand and his pulsing organ in...

Why do we differ. 3. Life Narratives.

This is the third of a mini series discussing why we differ about our political views. The first addressed a biological component, the second a personality traits component and the third is the creation of a life story. People construct life narratives. Dan McAdams is...
Dear Donald

Dear Donald

Confidential  26th November 2019 Dear Donald,  ‘E Pluribus Unem’ as my old housemaster used to say after several ales in the back bar of ‘The Nanny and Spanker’ in Windsor. Well, bugger me senseless, its working! You were right. The old adage is true about truth and...