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How to get your own fake passport

With the news media largely dominated by a recent assassination in my old stomping grounds of Dubai, there has been much talk of the use of fake passports. Politicians have been outraged at the insult to the British Passport and

Feb
19
2010

How to win friends and influence people

As one of my hobbies is reading the Early Day Motions in the House of Commons (yes, I am that sad), some of which are serious and some can be quite amusing – I came across this one which was

Jan
27
2009

Last minute tickets

Am off to the RSA this evening to listen to Lord Mandy of Dodgy Mortgage give a talk about boosting the British economy and it seems that the talk is proving popular as I had an email earlier this week

Dec
17
2008

Two talks on two nights

Been a busy few days – went to talks this evening and yesterday evening. Considering that I normally work in the evenings, these nights out result in coming home and having to put in an extra hour or two before

Dec
03
2008

Democratic Citizens or Cogs in the Machine

I wandered along to the RSA this evening for a talk on an issue which interests me – and in essence it is how the internet is changing how people interact with politics. The talk was lead by Stephen Coleman,

Nov
24
2008

In Conversation with Cherie Blair

Something to put in your diary – as free tickets to a conversation with Cherie Blair will be made available on Monday morning on the LSE website. One ticket per person can be requested from 10.00am on Monday 24 November

Nov
20
2008

The winter fuel allowance

There was a throw-away line in The Economist the other week, which made me think “how odd” at the time. Alas, I forgot about it until just now when I watched the weather report which was talking about snow in

Oct
28
2008