Whether to throw my hat into the ring for selection as Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate in Harlow?

Apr 21

Whether to throw my hat into the ring for selection as Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate in Harlow?

Theresa May has announced there is going to be a general election on the 8th June – despite saying many times she would not as it would cause instability – clearly swayed by the siren calls of the national opinion polls – and her internal party management problems rather than the best interests of the country. Since then, I have received many texts,...

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More or Less – Starting with a New Year’s Day walk

Jan 16

More or Less – Starting with a New Year’s Day walk

I’m not a big one for making New Year’s resolutions. It is partly the setting yourself up to fail, and partly the not wanting to conform to convention. I have however decided to at least try doing some things a little more, and some things a little less. On the little more side, I am hoping to do a little more walking and a little more photography. The...

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Labour Action Team

Oct 23

Labour Action Team

Had a great morning out and about in Ram Gorse and Ash Tree Fields in Harlow with the Labour Action Team. Cllr Mike Danvers, Bill Rammell, Councillor Jean Clark, Councillor Mike Durcan and Anne Adnit were all out listening to residents concerns. Parking is one key issue here and elsewhere in the Little Parndon and Hare Street ward, and Cllrs Clark and Durcan have...

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Harlow Civic Service

Jul 17

Harlow Civic Service

I was deeply honoured to attend Harlow’s Civic Service as a guest of Councillor Stevens. Mayors and Council Chairs from surrounding districts, joined the Lord Lieutenant of Essex for the Civic Service in St Paul’s Church, followed by refreshments in the Gibberd Gallery. The highlights of the service were definately Broad Fields Primary & Nursery and...

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Passmores

Jul 13

Passmores

Had a tour of the new Passmores school, Harlow this evening. A product of  Labour’s Building Schools for the Future programme, fortunately too far advanced for the conservative government to cancel. Still a lot of work to do if it is to open for the start of the September term, but a truly fantastic building. Lets hope the educational attainment can raise...

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Hello world!

Jul 07

Welcome to my personal website. It is very embryonic and I am just sorting out the plumbing at the moment, so please call back later. By the way, the random photographs are all taken by myself (except the ones of me!). Will take me a while to sort out the structure of this blog, and then I can focus on writing about life, my life, and things that matter to me.

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