Littleborough and Saddleworth – 25 years on – Politics Article

Shocking as t may seem, this week saw the 25th anniversary of a great 1990s Lib Dem triumph – when we won the Littleborough and Saddleworth by-election. It was the first big by-election I had ever been to and I loved it. I wrote here about meeting by-election legend Pat Wainwright there. She greeted us with smiles and very clear instructions about what work we were to do. She wasn’t afraid to tear a strip of me for doing something…

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Dreaming of an old fashioned Christmas. – Politics Article

Over my 70 years on this planet I have had quite a number of Christmas ornaments and decorations, either in my parent’s homes or in my many homes all over the world. Three years ago I fell in love with a musical figurine of a small church in an old fashioned village (pictured above) and I just had to buy it. Ever since then it has become my favorite and every year I can’t wait to unwrap it, set it…

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