Went to the David Hockney exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery on Saturday. Worth it, for one – a lot of stuff that doesn’t get out too often. Some points. Hockney’s always struck me as one of few painters who are funny. Not comical, but humour is part of the language. Looking at his Rake’s…Read More Freeman of Bradford
Can Iain Dale really be so ignorant of the world as to wonder why no-one votes Conservative in Rotherham? Please. A bit of humility would be becoming. Responsibility is too much to ask, I realise, but it’s because you shut down their steelworks.Read More What planet is he on?
Ludlum, right? Author of crappy thrillers, who invented the standard operating procedure of titling your book The (enter random name) (enter intriguingly sinister plot item). I present something similar. What might finally push the Blair over the edge? I theorise that it’s The Edinburgh Gambit. According to Tom Green Ribbon Griffin, the Liberals in Scotland…Read More Robert Ludlum, eat your heart out
I’ve never taken the West Lothian question very seriously (how many men have we lost because of it?), and I usually don’t engage with it. But there is something I’d like to fork over about the semi-federal nature of Britain. One may recall that, not so long ago, Dave from PR and other Tories were…Read More The West Yorkshire Question