All we are saying…is give politics a chance! Ev’rybody’s talking about Sturgeonism, Milibandism, Cameronism, Cleggism (ok, maybe not!) and Farageism (only secretly!). Then, possibly, there’s you… WhichDamOneism? If you’ve read my blog before, it’s no secret I talk Sturgeonism but, on this last campaign weekend ahead of stepping into the no return of the ballot … Continue reading GIVE POLITICS A CHANCE
Bloody balloons, that’s all I’m saying. Kids love them of course, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out that’s why we include them in our street stall freebies. Well, that and the fact that with every balloon loving kid there can come an undecided mummy or daddy and a nice opportunity to … Continue reading DIARY OF A STREET STALLER
It poured, pretty much all morning. Saturday had arrived, you know the day after that explosion of ‘Thank God it’s Friday’ statuses on Facebook, and where was I? Enjoying those long awaited moments of relaxation over a spot of brunch, reading a book, or maybe just a lie in? No. Instead, I was campaigning on a … Continue reading MORE WOMEN IN POLITICS – GET REAL!
I’m not a golfer, never have been. In fact, I think the only time I’ve ever lifted a club was down the pitch and putt in my hometown of Ayr too many moons ago. And even then, it was whilst balancing a 99 cone in one hand! To the horror of all you golf enthusiasts … Continue reading A LESSON IN GOLF
I don’t know who you are, ‘woman with the black hair’, we didn’t get to hear your name. All I know is that I want to say sorry for your experience on Question Time the other night. Being just a simple viewer, it is not my right to speak on behalf of the programme, but … Continue reading TO THE ‘WOMAN WITH BLACK HAIR’
Don’t vote. There’s going to be a revolution, Russell Brand says so. All politicians are corrupt, they’re all big fat liars, and no matter which one you vote for, nothing will change. Do yourself a favour then, and don’t even bother. It’s a waste of your time. There you have it then, the perfect excuse. … Continue reading THE PERFECT EXCUSE?
“To be perfectly honest, I really don’t care.” As the words rolled off his lips, he looked me straight in the eye, and I believed him. This 30 something guy, pleasant as he was, just didn’t care. Out on the campaign street stalls, it’s a privilege to chat with a diversity of folk, most of … Continue reading ENOUGH IS ENOUGH