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Why I Love All the Stations

Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe, sickened by 2016, resolved to do something, anything. The thing they resolved to do was visit all of the UK’s  stations over the spring and summer of 2017, and to make ‘a documentary’ about the trip.

Here are the Rules, and what counts as a station ; http://allthestations.co.uk/about/

There are 2563 stations, between Penzance and Wick. The . . . → Read More: Why I Love All the Stations

Why I’ve (re) joined the Greens.

UKIP are the face of exclusion. Because most people feel excluded from mainstream politics, fewer people participate in such limited democratic processes as remain. UKIP, appealing as they do to people who are frightened by change, the future, death, have done well. If people don’t start doing actual politics again, then UKIP will continue to gain strength.

The Tories are great at what they do. . . . → Read More: Why I’ve (re) joined the Greens.

Constitutionally odd

Last night, Friday night, my wife and I came back to Radnorshire from Brussels, via the Eurostar. I’d never been to Brussels before, and I guess I wasn’t quite prepared for how odd a place Belgium is.

I also wasn’t prepared for how great the Magritte Museum was. There was one small black and white print of a pipe, captioned (in French, you’ll appreciate), ‘This . . . → Read More: Constitutionally odd