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That was my day… 25 January – mea culpa, mea maxima culpa…

Well, it can’t be said that it was a dull one, with David Ward (and me, to a rather lesser, but no less traumatic extent) trapped in a world of pain over his comments about Holocaust Memorial Day. And, if truth be told, his correction doesn’t address the primary objection, to my mind. It looks like I was wrong, for which I apologise.

Meanwhile, the proposed legislation on same sex marriage has been launched – whilst welcome, it isn’t perfect, as Sarah Brown notes;

In by-election news, congratulations to Helen Groves, for her successful defence of the Highbridge and Burnham Marine ward on Sedgemoor District Council in Somerset.

On a very different note, it would be wrong of me not to highlight your chance to obtain inner peace, courtesy of HM Revenue & Customs;

I’ll end with some music. John Dowland was not known for his political skills, quite the reverse, but he was a wonderful songsmith. Here’s Valeria Mignaco, soprano, with Alfonso Marin on lute, performing “Can she excuse my wrongs?”, for David Ward on this Friday evening…

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  • User AvatarMartin Gentles 24th Nov - 12:13am
    What's with all the right leaning liberals leaving the party. Weird considering their recent relative successes.
  • User AvatarJulian Gibb 23rd Nov - 11:52pm
    Here is the reason that the party is and will be punished so badly. Danny Alexander is a Tory supporting Tories. He will lose his...
  • User AvatarJohn 23rd Nov - 11:46pm
    Come off it, Nicholas! The Tory Group Leader deserves no credit whatsoever. All she is doing is to grab a quick headline, and throwing a...
  • User AvatarColin Gell 23rd Nov - 11:08pm
    In my personal experience I've found it difficult to talk about immigration with LDV without labeling the discussion as Racist vs non-racist. I'm glad that...
  • User AvatarNicholas Whyte 23rd Nov - 10:48pm
    Let us give credit to the Conservative leader on the council for demanding answers of the Chief Executive: http://m.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/11618130.Tory_leader_calls_for_independent_enquiry_into_circumstances_surrounding_Alex_Folkes_resignation/ Apparently Labour have also commented in...
  • User AvatarDenis Mollison 23rd Nov - 10:31pm
    I support Charlotte Henry in her disquiet over the Rennard affair, but on David Ward's tweet she has no justification. It was anti-zionist, NOT anti-semitic....