Let’s scroll back a few days in the calendar. Tuesday 18th April 2017. It’s the first day back after the bank holiday and like most of my colleagues, I thought I’d just have a nice easy week after working solidly and catching up throughout Parliamentary Recess. Apparently not. It’s already mad busy and now I… Read More Snap Election 2017
Over the past couple of months, I’ve left the gym, and have found myself running more and doing more physical exercise. Now that I’ve reached a balance and moderate speed/ distance, time to work on other parts of the body and to make sure I’m stretching properly and looking after those joints long-term. I’ve managed… Read More Perfect post-run cool down
Over the next year or so, there are a number of events which will contribute to the future landscape of Europe. Following Brexit, Theresa May has made it clear that “Brexit means Brexit” and she has signalled that Article 50 could very well be triggered before the new year. It’s certainly an interesting time for elections… Read More Upcoming Elections
With the new Parliamentary term in session and the spotlight on Theresa May’s every move, the idea of allowing schools to transition into grammar schools has certainly caused a stir. Considering Theresa’s portfolio (Shadow Education Secretary in the late 90’s/ early 00’s), this one’s probably been on the shelf for some time – after all, I… Read More Grammer Schools (Grammar*)
It’s October 2015. My first party conference. I just flew in to Manchester from New York. I don’t really know what I’m doing but somehow I just got through the crowds of protestors and press and find myself walking towards an auditorium. The room is filled with excitement. People elated; the first conference since the… Read More Tribute to Cameron
This morning as I was dashing along Whitehall for some administrative errands, I noticed the Union Jack flags were beginning to take over Parliament square in preparation for the ceremony tomorrow; the annual State Opening of Parliament. Every year, there is a State Opening of Parliament to officially mark the beginning of a new parliamentary year.… Read More The State Opening of Parliament
The name Boris is deeply enriched with Bulgarian roots and coated in a Russian skin. It was my very passion for Russian History and my interest in the Cold War that first led me to Boris. My first introduction to a Boris, was in the rich, red texts of Russian History; Boris Yeltsin. At around the same… Read More Boris: more nutella than marmite.