Monthly Archives: November 2014

What have I learnt about China?

I have now been here for 4 days and I must admit I know little more about China now than when I came. I am writing this just before I set off for my 30 hour journey home. Who says … Continue reading

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Letter from China

In case any of you are suffering because I have not been using Twitter or Facebook it’s because it am In China and they are not allowed here. I can however blog! Before anyone says I am on a freeby, … Continue reading

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Emily Thornberry, Politics and Liverpool

You might well ask, “what has Emily Thornberry got to do with Liverpool?” The answer, mercifully, is very little! However what you can see in Liverpool is the sort of contemptuous attitude that she and people like her have for … Continue reading

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A referendum about the elected mayoralty of Liverpool?

Last Thursday, following an absolutely disgraceful Council meeting I wrote the following, “I am rapidly coming to the conclusion that we need to have a referendum on whether we should have an elected mayor. Remember that the people of Liverpool … Continue reading

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Disgraceful scenes at last night’s council meeting

Last night’s council meeting was an absolute disgrace. This was not because of the way that the Lord Mayor conducted the meeting (would I dare to criticise her?!) but the way that the Elected Mayor of Liverpool conducted himself! As … Continue reading

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Labour blunders to right decision on Liverpool’s libraries

The Mansion House where the Reader Organisation is encouraging thousands to read and use the written word Like a giant mammoth pricked by the 20,000 arrows of the petitioners of Liverpool Joe Anderson has finally stumbled to what might be … Continue reading

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Liverpool Opposition groups unite to fight green space sell off

Protestors in Walton Hall Park demonstrating against Joe Anderson’s plans to develop the Park Opposition councillors from the Lib Dem, Green and Liberal Parties supported by independent councillor Jake Morrison have come together to put a resolution condemning changes in … Continue reading

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