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General Election Football Analogy

I once tried to explain the parliamentary electoral system to a teenage relative in footballing terms. It’s not a perfect analogy, but it’s a lot more perfect than the way we choose our government.

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Why I’m not renewing my Ipswich Town season ticket

Is what my wife calls “this moment I never thought would come” down to the state of the club and the quality of the football? To some extent, yes. But something else has happened.

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Music of the Year 2016

A bit like my favourite films list, I’ve picked out a Top 10 Songs of the year, and 10 which nearly made it.

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Films of the Year 2016

After several years of trying, I managed to watch 52 new release films at the cinema this year. Here are my 10 favourites.

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“Faces Of The Year” Christmas Quiz 2016

I made up a quick quiz for our Christmas party last night, and people asked if they could have copies to recycle at their own gatherings, so here it is.

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The “Cambridge Independent” Newspaper

If you haven’t seen it yet, the Cambridge Independent is a major new weekly newspaper for the area. I’ve really put this blog post up because a month after its launch, the newspaper still hasn’t managed to get Google to rank its website at all, and I suspect a lot of people will be searching for it online in vain. So here’s a link to the newspaper’s website!