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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 Avatartonyhill 25th Jul - 8:59pm
    Look how well £3 members served democracy in the Labour Party last year - Paddy appears to be supporting 1p members of this organisation. I...
  • User AvatarBarry Snelson 25th Jul - 8:56pm
    John, You beat me to the keyboard on the counter to "our manufacturing jobs have moved to low cost economies", which is of course -...
  • User AvatarDave Page 25th Jul - 8:48pm
    Team Instinct all the way! Go Yellows!
  • User AvatarYellow Submarine 25th Jul - 8:37pm
    It's a good piece and very well written. I've no knowledge or experience of Northern Ireland so can't comment on most of it. However it's...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 25th Jul - 8:35pm
    Thanks John, yes, I am of the opinion that someone should put their own assets on the line when they take out debt to buy...
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 25th Jul - 8:31pm
    I'll join when Paddy publicly eats his hat. Until then...............................
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