Month: April 2012

The cops stay in the picture 2

BACK to that email asking for legal advice from Conservative councillor Andrew Marshall, the one where he raised concerns about candidates using pictures of impartial police in their election literature. Recap: he asked the borough solicitor. One area I have complained… Read More ›

Challenging normal

READERS of these pages have been questioning whether my quoting of ‘100 continuous days of challenging normal’ from a briefing for Camden councillors on the effect of the upcoming Olympics had been made up. Too daft. Here’s another of the… Read More ›

But with a girl

THREE days gone and I’m still trying to work out what Daily Star Sunday television critic Gary Bushell is trying to say about Hampstead Heath in his review of American vampire series True Blood. 

Diagram of the week

SENIOR councillors at Camden Town Hall will be briefed tomorrow on how the Olympics Games will affect the borough. They will be asked to consider “100 continuous days of challenging normal’ – to use the terms in their paperwork (not… Read More ›

The Glenda punt

POLITICAL betting markets can be distorted – we know that – but Ken Livingstone drifting out to 10/3 must make disheartening reading for Labour. BUT… remember, remember, and look at the two screenshots below: a fortnight before the 2010 general… Read More ›

Talk to Frank

HIM being the electorally unbeatable local MP, I’ve asked Frank Dobson questions on nearly every subject over the last ten years – including that thorny one about his living in a council house. But there is one subject for which… Read More ›


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