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 – with my views, expressed on behalf of myself. Take a look around – and do comment on what you see.
Corporate renting - where the landlord is a company, not an individual - has been long-established in the United States.
- Free school meals for all primary school children: today’s policy announcement1 September 2014
- New from Amnesty: How many are missing in Syria?31 August 2014
- Watch and laugh: Clarke and Dawe – Who said that?31 August 2014
Academic and TV historian Mary Beard has disclosed her innovative approach to dealing with her vitriolic Twitter trolls – writing them a job reference.
Anthony Asquith, son of Liberal Prime Minister H.H. Asquith, stunt double in Boadicea and respected film director, never quite fulfilled the promise of his talent.
- Do MPs speak too much?21 August 2014
- Humans Need Not Apply19 August 2014
- A beautiful, moving poppy display at the Tower of London15 August 2014
Media & PR
You certainly shouldn't take as an instruction manual Ryan Holiday's accounts of how he regularly manipulated, bamboozled and fooled bloggers and the media into running false, exaggerated and self-serving stories.
- Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin by Damian McBride21 August 2014
- Vacuum cleaners are more newsworthy than you might think15 August 2014
- It’s clearly a busy news week in Lincolnshire13 August 2014