Category Archives: History

The Climate really IS changing (serendipity part 3)

The Climate really IS changing  (serendipity part 3) OK, I have decided for the moment that daily politics will work itself out somehow and eventually its impact will become obvious on longer term issues, so I am going to pick up … Continue reading

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A Federal Europe and the Green Dividend (serendipity part 2)

A Federal Europe and the Green Dividend (overtaken, mid-post, by current political events!!) Serendipity Part 2 My last post concluded that building informal coalitions within a fluid European Union was potentially significant for achieving great advances in combating Climate Change, … Continue reading

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Darwin – Green Liberal Democrat? (serendipity part 1)

I have long held the view that serendipity plays a significant role in the furtherance of human knowledge and understanding and, by reason of timing, geography and my need for a cup of coffee, I found myself, this morning, wondering … Continue reading

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Time and tide

Time and tide To paraphrase someone famous – “there is a time and tide in the affairs of men and women…” – mmm could it have been Shakespeare? Anyway, I believe that time is now and the tide has just … Continue reading

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Returning to the Fold #5 – rediscovering the pleasures of canvassing!

Returning to the Fold #5 – rediscovering the pleasures of canvassing! If you have been following the posts you will know I have become immersed in the Gorton by-election having re-joined the Lib-Dem Party a little while ago. So, of … Continue reading

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Personal Experience – say NO to coalition with Mrs May

Personal Experience – say NO to coalition with Mrs May As a prodigal son, returning to the Liberal Democratic Party after 20 years, may I be permitted a brief piece of advice from personal experience. I stood, and came second … Continue reading

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Back into the Liberal fold #3

Back into the Liberal fold #3 Manchester Gorton – Making a Difference! Getting one`s `work-life balance` in order is difficult at the best of times but can seem a strange concept when you have been retired for quite a while! How … Continue reading

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