2.33kms in five minutes will never win me a yellow Tour de France jersey or even a minor place on the podium, but this wasn't really a race. The Royal British Legion came to Parliament with their static exercise bikes to persuade as many … [Read more...] about Pedalling Poppies in Parliament
The earnest chap in the light blue shirt ( top left of my picture, behind the plate of mouth-watering dainties) is no less a figure than Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment. He's been pressing the flesh and sampling a lot of … [Read more...] about The Minister who Came to Tea
You should never argue with the ballot box. Bridgwater and West Somerset sent me back to Westminster with a substantially increased majority. Many thanks are due to those who gave support with such enthusiasm. But there are also important … [Read more...] about Thank you for voting!
No, it may resemble the team from DIY SOS but this is a much bigger job! These are the men and women who have been working hard to get Britain's first new nuclear power station for a generation built and ready right on our doorstep - and … [Read more...] about 180 days makes all the difference!
He took off the wig for our get-together and didn't turn up with that menacing silver stick in his hand or the evil look in his eye. In the flesh the man behind the mask of Lucius Malfroy is a very nice actor indeed called Jeremy Isaacs. He … [Read more...] about “Ian! Lucius Malfoy. We meet at last.”