London Labour Regional Conference

At the start of 2017 I could never have imagined going to a weekend long conference up in London or doing anything other than sitting there as a nervous wreck. But by the end of 2017 that is exactly what I managed and in fact did stuff that exceeded that ten fold. Regional Labour Party’s […]

Labour Supper Club Fundraiser At Aqua, Croydon

Whether it is chomping down on your most bog-standard of Wetherspoons burgers or getting all glammed up and contending with numerous types of cutlery, you can pretty much be certain that if somebody suggests food out I will be there. And I mean why not? We all know that we will never be able to […]

Let Us Talk About… Zero Hours Contracts

A few days ago I was laying down and unable to sleep. A whole variety of thoughts were racing through my mind relating to spending more time with those around me, the mental and physical exhaustion I was feeling and about the guilt of trying to create a work/life balance. Those thoughts became increasingly present […]

Let Us Talk About… Winning In Croydon Central

Seeing somebody win feels great and being part of that victory feel even better. Taking the win for Sarah Jones here in Croydon by itself, I am over the moon. The new and the old in terms of age and campaigning experience came together from the whole of London and the South East to get […]

Let Us Talk About… Political Engagement

A group of Labour supporters meet to see Corbyn lunch the general election 2017 campaign

It is hard to believe that it is over seven years since I first joined the Labour Party and took my political engagement and activism up a level. Even before that point, which is when I was 15 and lived in a run down struggling ex-mining town, I had started to engage in the news, […]

A Fundraising Night: The Hilton Croydon (Review)

In London it is a big time for politics. We finally wave goodbye to Boris and see a new person take the lead in city hall. As the days to the May election get closer parties are stepping up their campaigns and ways to raise extra funds. Now I am not going to bang on […]

Stop Calling It Poppy Day

(Originally published on my old blog and since uploaded here) Hello dear reader, Firstly I shall briefly apologise for the lack of blog entries in nearly a month, the reasons shall be explained in another blog (without me ranting on about my personal life). People calling remembrance Sunday “poppy day” really annoys me and upsets […]