Confessing LDV team members named

Some rights reserved by Lori GreigOn Christmas Eve some of the Liberal Democrat Voice team made public some interesting “confessions”. At that stage it was a case of “no names, no pack drills”. Readers had a chance to guess which team member made which confession. (There were a few jokers in there to make it even more interesting).

Now we can reveal the identity of each penitent:

Confession #1
I once laid down in the middle of the main street of a large home counties town to stop the traffic.
Paul Walter

Confession #2
I got married partly as a result of a Stephen Tall Christmas poll.
Mark Valladares

Confession #3
I got detention for skipping school to go canvassing in a General Election.
Caron Lindsay

Confession #4
I once turned up at BBC television centre to appear on BBC News 24 to talk about land value taxation, but ended up being ushered in to appear in auditions for the part of Virgil Tracy in the forthcoming remake of “Thunderbirds”.
Joker

Confession #5
When a penniless student, I appeared in an “erotic video” called “The reluctant civil servant rides again”
Joker

Confession #6
I was fined for doing 60mph on a road where I had successfully campaigned to get the speed limit reduced to 50mph.
Mary Reid

Confession #7
In 1994 I voted for Tony Blair to be Labour leader and John Prescott to be deputy leader.
Stephen Tall

Confession #8
While I was a student, I was hospitalised after taking part in an all too life-like and alcoholic late night re-enactment of Donoghue v Stevenson.
Joker

* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist and councillor. As part of the Liberal Democrat Voice team he helps with photos and moderation on the site, as well as occsionally contributing articles. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.

Read more by or more about .
This entry was posted in Humour and News.
Advert

2 Comments

  • I would like to point out that the reason 8 was one I picked as plausible was because I was a law student and we had drunken re-enactments of various cases…

  • Paul Walter Paul Walter 7th Jan '13 - 5:05pm

    Thanks Jennie. I am gratified. I made that one up with a certain LDV member in mind. …A certain ex-legal student who said he had nothing to confess from his university years….a likely story!

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarCatherine Jane Crosland 24th Jan - 5:41am
    Lorenzo, Thank you. And you are absolutely right to say that the party does need to consult more with members and supporters to develope a...
  • User AvatarCatherine Jane Crosland 24th Jan - 5:27am
    Katharine Pindar, I certainly wasn't suggesting that our by-election candidates should just focus on local issues. A by-election should always be about national issues as...
  • User AvatarLorenzo Cherin 24th Jan - 1:16am
    This is interesting ! It is time for some polling and direct democracy in our party ! Online referendums and votes to take the views...
  • User Avatarmatt 24th Jan - 1:03am
    I would have so much love and respect for the Libdems if we could hear them say something along the lines..... Ok, the referendum result...
  • User AvatarGlenn 24th Jan - 12:56am
    I think it very simple. You look at the opinion polls which consistently show that over 70% (in other words the vast majority of people)...
  • User AvatarBelinda Brooks-Gordo 24th Jan - 12:38am
    In that case, conference may have to call on the songwriting talents of the Bournemouth collective (they know who they are) to improve on the...