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Lib Dem Pint Brighton

The following is my uncensored account of the Liberal Democrats Autumn Conference 2016. The Night Before – Lib Dem Pint After four hours and three trains I stepped out onto the … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brexit and the Future

The alarm clock broke the silence at 6 AM. Instead of automatically hitting the snooze button I shook off the webs of sleep and went straight to my Twitter news … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

EU Referendum: Citizen of Europe

“I find no contradiction between being a Highlander, a Scot, a citizen of the UK and a citizen of the European Union at one and the same time.” – Charles Kennedy

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Top 10 Moments: My First Year as a Liberal Democrat

The skies had darkened and the drizzle had transformed into a fierce downpour. Andrew Brown and myself had eagerly arrived at an action day meeting point in Windmill Hill, Bristol. … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

Je suis Belge

I had to be in the office early the next morning but I was still awake. News articles refreshed on my computer screen as the events from Brussels unfolded. The … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rise of Trumpism

Nationalism does nothing but teach you how to hate people that you never met and take pride in accomplishments you had no part in – Doug Stanhope There is a fine … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Vote on UK Air Strikes

Tomorrow, the House of Commons will vote on UK air strikes in Syria. It started on that fateful November night in Paris where 130 innocents lost their lives. The story has dominated … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment