When and where I’ll be popping up at Lib Dem conference

by Stephen Tall on September 18, 2012

Having been forced to miss last year’s Lib Dem conference because of work commitments, my appetite for a few days’ immersion in politics has been re-whetted. Not enough to attend Glee Club, mind. Other than on LibDemVoice and here, there (…)

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The last book I read in 100 words: Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace by Kate Summerscale

by Stephen Tall on September 18, 2012

Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady, Kate Summerscale I loved Kate Summerscale’s previous book The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, an absorbingly detailed re-creation of a child murder which shocked (and titillated) Victorian society. And on the (…)

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And so the ‘Romneyshambles’ rolls on…

by Stephen Tall on September 18, 2012

Here’s the video footage of US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressing a private fundraising event: And here’s the killer quotes: “There are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47% who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are […]