Welcome! My day job is at the communications agency Blue Rubicon and I am also a Visiting Lecturer at City University. I edit the monthly newsletter, Liberal Democrat Newswire. This is my personal blog Рwith my views, expressed on behalf of myself. Take a look around Рand do comment on what you see.

Politics

Daisy Cooper: After the scandals, Lib Dems need processes that are fit for purpose

2 October 2014

"Processes are still too complex, they involve too many people, and no one is accountable for decisions in any meaningful way" - Daisy Cooper.

History

Genghis Khan: Emperor of All Men

27 September 2014

Although published now nearly a century ago - in 1927 - Harold Lamb's highly successful biography Genghis Khan: Emperor of All Men is still well worth a read.

Media & PR

Brooks Newmark set to leave an important legacy

29 September 2014

If IPSO turns out to be a soft touch for the press, especially in a case involving Conservative MPs (who are more sceptical about press regulation than other parties), then IPSO's first high profile case could also be its death knell.