Tag Archives: politics

The Corbyn Kickabout – 26/05/17

I wasn’t feeling awesome on Saturday morning. I’d cried a LOT at “The Girls” on Friday night, Bob and I had drunk a fair amount of wine and then I’d slept a patchy few hours before getting Nathan to drop … Continue reading

Posted in Token attempts at fresh air (parks) | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Do What You Can….But Vote

via GIPHY Thank you to the Chingford and Woodford Green Labour Party for the GIF above and apologies for once again getting political on your collective asses. But the nightwalker Iain Duncan Smith is stalking the streets of Highams Park … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged | Leave a comment

Truth and the Trump Fan

Note: I wrote this on Monday when my face was still a permanent at the speed and ferocity of the bullcrap coming out of Trump’s wherever. It was destined for a different site but…meh…it’s not happened (possibly too libellous? who … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged | Leave a comment

Women’s March on London – 21/01/17

Now, here’s a conundrum – I made a decision three hours ago to stop talking on the internet about the President we’ll refer to only as P45 (we can only hope)….for tonight at least. But I need to do some … Continue reading

Posted in Creating precious childhood memories or something (days out) | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why I’m Marching on Saturday

Marching doesn’t come easily to me, especially in January. If there’s an opportunity to protest while sitting down and having a cup of coffee, I’ll generally take that option. But sometimes you have to make a stand. This Friday, the … Continue reading

Posted in Facts! And facts are important! | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Reuben Writes to The American Police

In what might be a first for this blog, one of my children is providing the copy for this post. Partly because they’re readily available labour and I don’t need to pay them but also because this is something quite … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged , | 1 Comment

#MoreinCommon Picnic to Discuss Brexit -09/07/16

Now, I’ve been trying to keep politics off the blog as much as possible – that’s fodder for my HuffPost posts – but this was a bona fide London event where toddlers were welcome. I’ve never taken the kids on … Continue reading

Posted in Creating precious childhood memories or something (days out) | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Voter’s Guide to the London Mayoral Elections

Random underlinings, ill-advised hashtags, activists posing as voters – this booklet has it all. The booklet to which I’m referring is, of course, the Mayor of London’s official guide to his potential successors – a booklet where all the candidates … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged , | 1 Comment

“No System is Perfect” – IDS Speaks on Benefit Deaths….

Do you ever have bad days at work? Do you make mistakes? Well, we all do. No system is perfect and that’s exactly the expression Iain Duncan Smith used to describe his welfare system, which unfortunately makes the kinds of … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Why Can’t Britain Just be British?

  I don’t know about you but I’ve been getting some mixed messages from the Tory Party Conference. First there’s Jeremy Hunt telling a meeting that cutting tax credits was all in the interests of creating an Asian-style working culture. … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment