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Bedford Roughyed

Member Since 22 Apr 2004
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In Topic: The TV Thread

Yesterday, 10:35 PM

'All Aboard! The Canal Trip' on BBC4

 

2 hours of travelling down a canal.  No narration, shot in real time, one camera.


In Topic: Leaving money to who you want when you die?

28 July 2015 - 07:44 PM

As usual read -

 

http://www.bailii.or...v/2015/797.html

 

rather than the press reporting.


In Topic: Labour leadership contest

27 July 2015 - 08:05 PM

Labour needs to stay Centre-Left but with a credible leader.  Jeremy is not that person.

 

A 'Tony Blair' (or David Miliband....) using the same manifesto, plan and policies, would of probably won/drawn the election.

 

The rewriting of the election is quite amazing, the brilliant tory plan was so good that they thought they had lost until 10pm on that Thursday.


In Topic: Labour leadership contest

27 July 2015 - 05:30 PM

Yougov/Times survey asked for reasons for labour losing, top 3 answers -

 

1 - Ed Miliband was not good enough as party leader

2 - Labour lost touch with its working class roots

3 - Labour did not provide a clear alternative to the austerity policies of the coalition.

 

In last place -

 

Labours policies were too left wing.


In Topic: Labour leadership contest

26 July 2015 - 12:16 PM

  The big media companies do not yet own the internet. This does mean that Labour maybe better focussing on social media.

 

Social media tends to be an echo chamber.  You preach to the converted.