Category: Other gubbins

The Q#2 quintet (the decidedly liberal left edition)

Here are the five posts on this blog that recorded the most hits between April and June 2015: Why is Owen Jones so annoying? (4th July 2013) Selling off social housing (14th Apr) Labour, leadership and the catastrophic benefit cap (11th Jun) Social liberalism and the Liberal Democrats (26 May) Liberalism redux […]

The Q#1 quintet (usual suspects edition)

Here are the five posts on this blog that recorded the most hits between January and March 2015: Uncertain terrain: Issues and challenges facing housing associations (11th May 2013) Why is Owen Jones so annoying? (4th July 2013) Economists and their politics (11th Jan) The political classes lagging not leading on […]

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Lib Dem blogging on the slide

Over at Liberal Bureaucracy a few days ago Mark offered an overview of activity in the Liberal Democrat blogging community. He argues that the trend is not healthy – fewer bloggers, less activity: So, there are less of us, and we’re quieter than we once were, which feels […]

The Q#4 quintet plus

Here are the five posts on this blog that recorded the most hits between October and December 2014: Social housing transformations (27th Oct) The Universal Credit fiasco (30th Nov) Uncertain terrain: Issues and challenges facing housing associations (11th May 2013) Why is Owen Jones so annoying? (4th July 2013) Defining the […]

My top ten posts of 2014

I’m not 100% sure I can decide what sort of year 2014 has been for this blog – good, bad or indifferent. The overall level of traffic has been the same as 2013, give or take a few hundred hits. I’m grateful to everyone who takes the time to […]

Podcasts caught during 2014

I was listening to the Guardian Tech Weekly podcast last night while everyone else was watching the Christmas Dr Who. The first item discussed whether, with the rise of Serial in particular, podcasting was one of the tech and social media highlights of 2014. The conclusion was that […]