Category Politics

Trouble In Egypt

Hi folks, Just a quick post today – or more of a cross-post actually – to let you know that I released a song about Egypt on my main site. There’s more information about it there, including chords and lyrics…

Debate The Digital Economy Bill

Hello folks, today I have a very serious matter to discuss with you. The Digital Economy Bill is being passed through parliament in the UK right now. This is the law which would allow UK citizens to be disconnected from…

A Message To Mandy

As many of you know I’ve been supporting the Open Rights Group for some time. You’ll see the little banner in the sidebar of this site.  They campaign on behalf of ordinary people in the UK and try to protect…

Use Your Voice

Today is polling day for the European Elections in Britain, I realise this is last minute but I wanted to remind everyone to use their vote. About 10 days ago I went to a Billy Bragg concert in Liverpool, I…

Weekly Rewind #16

Phew it’s hot today. As Robin Williams said in Good Morning Vietnam “It’s hot!! Damn hot!!”. I’m sat on the sofa doing very little and still sweating like an overweight tourist. I’m not in very good shape, so sweating for…

Weekly Rewind #11

O hai, it’s time for another Weekly Rewind already. It’s been an interesting week punctuated by some very cool events. It all started with Linux Outlaws 88 on Monday night, as my weeks always seem to do these days. We…

A Day To Remember

Hey folks, please forgive this off topic post but today (April 15th) is a very significant day. If you listen to the podcast or read this blog, then chances are you’ll have heard me mention my love for Liverpool FC.…

Weekly Rewind #9

Hello folks, it’s that time again already so I’d better fill you in on events this week: On Monday evening we did Linux Outlaws after a major delay and some technical problems. We were supposed to start at 7pm (UK)…

Don’t Kiss That Frog!

The title of this post may not make a lot of sense at first but hopefully it will once you’ve seen the video below. Regular readers will know I try to keep the blog on topic most of the time,…