LDV Caption Competition | Jeremy Browne “it’s not always this black-and-white” Edition

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader…

(Hat-tip to ChinaDaily.com.)

Here’s Lib Dem foreign minister Jeremy Browne enjoying a bite to eat with one of two pandas on their way from Bifengxia Yaan Panda Base in China to Edinburgh Zoo. What do you think might be being said or thought by those pictured?

And the winner of our last caption comp is…

Some fantastic entries for our most recent caption competition, John Hemming “you’ll have had your tea” Edition.

The winner, according to The Voice’s judging panel of one, was this one by Tony Dawson, with a highly commended offering by Sesencohere.

Got a photo of a prominent Lib Dem you think would work well for a future caption competition? Then please email us at [email protected].

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  • Hurry up and finish that one, will you? I feel a right… idiot holding this.

  • Sid Cumberland 20th Nov '11 - 7:00pm

    Are you sure this is 24 caret?

  • Panda: ‘Us endangered species need to stick together.’

  • Campaigning to save endangered species. Mr Panda has sponsored Jeremy Browne – a Lib Dem MP from Taunton

    (harsh and rather obvious I know 🙂

  • Liam brought his friend; I’m bringing mine

  • Louise Shaw 20th Nov '11 - 9:32pm

    Lib Dem vs Panda just made me laugh

  • Is that a carrot you’ve got there, or are you just pleased to see me?

  • “The tough choices one makes in coalition – it was either munch a carrot in the Panda enclosure or share a sandwich with Eric Pickles.”

  • Matt Downey 21st Nov '11 - 3:57pm

    “At least Pandas don’t speak French or wear onions round their necks or stripey t-shirts, or ride bicycles.”

  • Matt Downey 21st Nov '11 - 4:00pm

    The GB Olympic 2012 teams say they are optimistic about their prospects.

  • Panda ” your role is to pander to the Tories and my role is Panda for the tourists!”

  • Ed Maxfield 21st Nov '11 - 9:31pm

    “Hey Jimmy, check out this guy. He dribbles so much he has to wear a full-body bib when he eats a carrot!”

  • Ed Maxfield 21st Nov '11 - 9:36pm

    “Psst. This guy just told me he is a government minister. Oh man! Why do the nutters always have to sit next to me on the bus?’

  • Ruth Bright 21st Nov '11 - 9:39pm

    Panda: “Don’t you patronize me with your carrots and your flipping Orange Book. It’s bamboo and Little Red Books where I come from mate”.

  • Jeremy Browne MP: “Hey, I thought David Cameron was a shape-shifting reptile, not one of these guys.”

  • Browne “ok, let’s start off with carrots and then as you’re going to Scotland, I’ll train you to eat Salmond. “

  • Jack Holroyde 22nd Nov '11 - 5:01pm

    Jeremy noticed that his colleague Mr Hemming’s personal habits were beginning to affect his ability to do his job…


    Jeremy: ‘You see, for just 12 pounds, you can be a part of the Liberal Democrat party – having an impact on government policy through the medium of conference. Shall I sign you up?

  • “Never work with children or animals” (with apologies to John Hemming and W.C. Fields).

  • Browne: “It’s a good job your population is in decline. Otherwise we would have had to charge you for that carrot”

  • “He may be in charge of foreign affairs but this an affair too far ….get me back to China.”

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