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Many of us over 60 are counted out when part-time jobs come up despite our collective wisdom and abilities.

To counter some of this prejudice I have dispensed with sending my CV and have instead created The Complete Picture, an animated ninety second overview of my life to date @ https://vimeo.com/223960456.

 

 

 

New Statesman beats the Spectator, the Economist, Prospect etc to be honoured as the current affairs magazine of the year…

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Social Networking 05/11 8-14 May 2017 Monday MA Revision Week Meret Shannon@ King's College (MA Revision) Tuesday Away afternoon Will Atkinson @ Atlantic Books Bump: Clare Drysdale & Mike Harpley Wednesday Phone calls Vic Marks @ Guardian Cricket Correspondent Susie Hargreaves @ Internet Watch Foundation Thursday Supper Peter Smith, CEO, Blockchain @ The Arts Club, Dover Street Friday, Saturday & Sunday  Revision all day 
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Social Networking 05/10  1-7 May 2017 Monday Bank Holiday R&R Tuesday MA Revision Vic Luck @ Leicester Square Wednesday  MA Revision  Thursday Conference Call @ Code Investing Meret Shannon @ Kanto Bishop Christopher @ Atheneum  Friday Volvo Garage @ Chiswick Elizabeth Filippouli @ Home House  Saturday & Sunday David & Liz Clarson @ Festival Hall Bump: Robert Lacey 
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The future of my web site I have had four iterations of this web site stretching back to 1998....... When I was an MP (1997-2010) my site especially in the period 2005-2010 attracted over 20,000 weekly unique readers which was going some and it helped me win three national awards. Now I am no longer an MP extraordinarily hardly anyone comes to this site; my numbers vary but not by much between 1200 to 2000 a week. Given I am slow to update even these numbers are surprising! Part of the...
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I am sorry this site has not been updated for quite awhile. This has been because I have been revising for my MA exams which were last Thursday. The site is undergoing a re-think.
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Strong and Stable by Derek Wyatt (Published in CKWTODAY May 2017: penned end of April/updated at the last! hence block capitals) I have had a sneak preview of the General Election results on 8th June 2017. Out of 650 seats, the Tories will win 413 seats, Labour 166 and the Lib Dems 12 that leaves 59 to be shared by SNP, Plaid Cymru, the Greens and the Irish parties. UKIP's vote will be wiped out. If you had just woken up on 8th June 2001 and checked the overnight results of the...
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Social Networking 05/09 23-30 April 2017 Monday Phil McCauley & Frederica Prevost @ University Women's Club Andrew Richardson @ Punch Bowl Tuesday Work Wednesday  Work Thursday  Work Friday Royal Trinity Hospice Dallas Pounds Clare Montagu  David Clarson  Adrian Williams Sarah Gray Dr Sam Lund Felicity Harvey Saturday & Sunday Lunch @ Royal Oak, Barrington  Lunch @ CAC
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Social Networking 05/08 17-23 April 2017 Easter Monday R&R  Tuesday General Election called Revision Started Wednesday  Daisy & Rupert @ House of Commons Bump: Mark Field MP, Paul Farrelly MP,  Alistair Carmichael MP Thursday  Lunch @ Gail's  Friday  Dallas Pounds @ Royal Trinity Hospice Sarah Gray @ RTH Megan Veronesi @ RTH Isolde Duncan @ The Grazing Goat Saturday & Sunday  R&R
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Social Networking 05/07 10-16 April 2017 Monday Pippa Cracknell & Anna Yallop @ Cecice e Pepe Sophy Daneault @ Thomas Cubitt Tuesday FISP Board Meeting @ FSB Laura Scaife @ Sourced Market Wednesday RTH Professionals Dinner @ InnKeepers Thursday Francis Baron @ Lorne Good Friday R&R Saturday & Sunday Day out in Oxfordshire Lunch @ The Swan
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