Tag: Blogging

EU Politics, Technology

Åsa Westlund’s social media campaign

European Elections are now very much on the horizon and I’m happy to have been able to work with one MEP to create a campaign page – Swedish Social Democrat Åsa Westlund’s site went online this week, of course powered by Wordpress. The site brings together all of the different […]

EU Politics

Caserta and confusion

Oh, what a day. I’ve been teaching Italian civil servants about the principles of UK government written and oral briefing – the fourth day of five days of training that has taken me from Bologna to Roma and now to Caserta. The training venue is in the heart of the […]

Technology, UK Politics

Labourlist must not blog in a void

As covered by Iain, Bob, Guido, ConHome and the Spectator the new Derek Draper blogging initiative Labour List has now seen the light of day with a soft launch. So what should be made of all of this? The list of people contributing to Labour List is impressive. There are […]

Technology

Upgrade work complete

The upgrade work for the new blog is complete. Here is a quick summary of the changes… Running on Wordpress 2.7, with a new theme based on Hybrid / Leviathan New Sportblog added, with excellent mapping like this thanks to the excellent XML Google Maps plugin for Wordpress Twitter updates […]

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New focus for 2009

There are going to be a few changes here at this blog over the coming few weeks as, from a professional point of view, 2009 promises to be a year of major changes. I’ll be starting a Limited Company in the web design business together with a number of others […]

EU Politics

Dale on blogging and political parties

Iain Dale has today written a long post about how some Labour people think he’s in some way the mouthpiece of the Tory Party. I don’t agree with parts of the way his article is put together (for example: Sunny Hundal is one of the most straightforward and interesting people […]

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Pieter Frans Norbert Jozef Raymond De Crem in a spot of bother

So the Belgian Minister of Defense wants to go an get pissed in New York at the expense of the state, travelling there for a meeting that was not actually due to happen. As far as I’m concerned that’s not acceptable behaviour. Problem for him, advantage for the rest of […]