Monthly Archives: June 2014

Are Racists Ignorant, Stupid or Both?

“If it wasn’t for us white Caucasians sorting them out they would still be swinging through the trees” No. Don’t worry this is not my view nor I am going off on one. It was a tweet made on Chuka … Continue reading

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In Praise of….. the City of Liverpool

Last week Liverpool hosted the Executive Bureau of United Cities and Local Government. More than 250 leading local government figures from all the 8 regions of the World came to Liverpool and they were overwhelmed by the experience. Bearing that … Continue reading

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Dear Nick……..

Dear Nick, I know that lots of people have been giving you advice about what should happen after the European and local elections so I am going to do so as well!! I have been described many times recently as … Continue reading

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In praise of Erica Kemp – Part 2

This time last year I proudly blogged about the fact that Erica had been sworn in as Deputy Lord Mayor and would, in time, become the Lord Mayor of our adopted hometown of Liverpool. That time is today. At 5.00 … Continue reading

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Would I have been as brave?

Just over three years ago I received from my mother’s estate one of my most treasured possessions. It has no financial value at all but is a letter that my father write to my mother over the run up to … Continue reading

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A Zombie Parliament or sensible winding up?

This morning I listened to the dulcet tones of the Shadow Leader of the House (the MP for Garston) predicting that today’s would be a Zombie Queen’s Speech for a Zombie last session of Parliament. In truth it is rather … Continue reading

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