Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #543

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 543rd weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the five most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (10-16 February, 2019), together with a hand-picked seven you might otherwise have missed.

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As ever, let’s start with the most popular post, and work our way down:

1. Former Royal Marine Commadno Bruce Wilson selected by the Liberal Democrats in Edinburgh North and Leith by Mark Pack on Mark Pack.
Following in a great tradition….

2. Campaign corner: Is there such a thing as too many leaflets? by Mark Pack on Mark Pack See also too much garlic or too much chocolate.

3. My Liberator review of Jonathan Coe’s Middle England by Jonathan Calder on Liberal England.
With added pictures.

4. By-election in Peterborough still in the balance after Labour MP convicted (Updated) by Mark Pack on Mark Pack.
Her appeal is coming up….

5. All women line up for the Lib Dems in South Gloucestershire  by Mark Pack on Mark Pack.
New PPCs selected.

And now to the seven blog-posts that come highly recommended, regardless of the number of Aggregator click-throughs they attracted. To nominate a Lib Dem blog article published in the past seven days – your own, or someone else’s, all you have to do is drop a line to [email protected] You can also contact us via Twitter, where we’re @libdemvoice

6. Could a Brexit casting vote go to Tory donors? by Jane Chelliah on Feminist Mama.
They could call the shots rather than MPs.

7.  What a no deal Brexit would do to both major parties by Nick Tyrone on NickTyrone.com.
It’s not good news for either.

8. Ron Howard’s #20moviechallenge by Jennie Rigg on Rubbish black and white nightmare trousers.
How many have you seen of Jennie’s pics? I managed two..

9. Diary Day 873: In Brussels they see that Mrs May has lost control of her party by Jo Hayes on Remainers’ Diary.
Contrasts between the EU and UK on Brexit.

10. The obstacles in crossing the road by Holly Matthies on Sometimes it’s better to throw a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
Holly describes an offer of “help”.

11. Youthful priorities by Peter Wrigley on Keynesian Liberal .
A former teacher on the Schools climate protest.

12. Cheers and jeers 7 by Andrew Page on A Scottish Liberal.
Andrew’s round up. Most of the cheers are football and the jeers are politics.

And that’s it for another week. Happy blogging ‘n’ reading ‘n’ nominating.

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