Iain Dale accepts police caution for assault on anti-nukes protestor

by Stephen Tall on September 26, 2013

On Tuesday, Conservative blogger, publisher and LBC radio presenter Iain Dale hit the headlines when he took on anti-nukes protestor Stuart Holmes, who’d annoyed him by insistently trying to get in shot while ITV’s Daybreak programme interviewed his latest high-profile author, Damian McBride. (See Iain Dale unilaterally disarms anti-nukes protester in front of TV cameras.) […]

My recommended reading for today September 26, 2013

by Stephen Tall on September 26, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Ed Miliband’s speech: 5 thoughts on what it means for Labour, Tories, Lib Dems and the 2015 election “How would Tony Blair have done it?” Me y’day on how New Lab wd (…)

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I wish I’d heard this graduation speech at mine

by Stephen Tall on September 26, 2013

All I got to hear when I graduated was about the importance of why the ceremony’s still in Latin. This bit of awesomeness from Tim Minchin is simpliciter mira (or something – I only got GCSE Latin).