Category Archives: Politics

Brazilian Corruption update

Corruption update As I am in Brazil at the moment I thought it was time to give you an update about the political situation here. Not least because many of you could do with a distraction from the political situation … Continue reading

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Liberal Democracy – which way forward? – #2 Liberal economics

Liberal Democracy – which way forward? #2 Liberal economics I saw recently a suggestion that the party should reclaim the title Liberal Party and drop the “Democrat” bit and I have to say as a long-time Liberal radical that idea … Continue reading

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Liberal Democracy – which way forward?

Liberal Democracy – which way forward? Becoming Radical It has become clear in the last 24 hours that my hobby horse suggesting Tim Farron should stay as leader has been hobbled by the jockey declaring he was “at peace” with … Continue reading

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June Election 2017 – whither now?

June Election 2017 – whither now? I had a proxy vote for the June Election because I returned to Brazil for my 70th birthday party (some of you may have seen the pictures from that very enjoyable day) so I … Continue reading

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Survival – Climate Change, Nuclear Power and other “stuff”

Back in the Fold #6 Survival – Climate Change, Nuclear Power and other “stuff” I just published one blog today so I was not anticipating writing any more so soon,but a headline on a news article caught my attention and … Continue reading

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I should be gardening – Brazilian Conspiracy and British Politics

I should be gardening – BUT … I should be gardening today (started writing this on Thursday!) after yesterday’s rain and today`s early morning sunshine … but … conspiracy is afoot. Or, at least, some of the conspiracy that has … 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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