“Writing my memoir, A Journey, has been a fascinating and enjoyable experience”, says Tony Blair. Judging from his lukewarm delivery one would hope more it was more “fascinating and enjoyable” than recording this promo: Much has been written on the publishing battle between Blair and his former consigliere Peter Mandelson, who beat him to publication with […]
Tony Blair has met nine children named after him during a visit to Kosovo. Still no scrapyard in Pristina yet though.
On this historic day (blah blah) Scrapbook thought a look through the archives YouTube would be in order. Got to love the BBC News theme tune in 1990! Harold Wilson (1976) Jim Callaghan (1979) Margaret Thatcher (1990)
The point when your newspaper outflanks Nadine Dorries is arguably a good one to pause for reflection. Opinion appears to be crystallising around the view that The Sun newspaper’s coverage of the prime minister’s so-called “insulting” letter of condolence to the family of a soldier killed in Afghanistan has rather less to do with that conflict and ‘our […]
“So yes, there is a steep climb ahead. But I tell you this. The view from the summit will be worth it.” –David Cameron “Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even in one term, but America – I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight […]