May 2011

The boss’s birthday

May 26, 2011 // 3 Comments

ON Monday night, journalists, friends and a few north London politicians paid a little tribute to Eric Gordon, the boss, the editor of the Camden New Journal for his 80th [...]

Over to you, Sir Mike

May 20, 2011 // 10 Comments

WAS somebody at Camden Council having a little joke at my expense last night? I was invited to the round table discussions at Acland Burghley School in Tufnell Park marking [...]

Snoop hearts QPR

May 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

HAS Kentish Town ward councillor and mad keen Queens Park Rangers supporter Georgia Gould had a hand in all of this? I mean how often does a world renowned rapper turn up to [...]

This again

May 17, 2011 // 2 Comments

BORIS: “So, what I are we up to today?” PR genius: “Olympic tickets story with Seb” Boris: “Great, a line-up picture for the papers and [...]

No known ghosts at the BBC

May 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

PEOPLE say the system of making requests under the Freedom of Information Act is clogged up with costly timewasters. Not so. How else would we know that nobody has ever [...]

A walk in the park

May 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

AFTER all that sweary stuff, is it safe to come out now? Labour councillors in Camden are trying to step back from the fireworks of their annual general meeting and the [...]

Don’t forget the popcorn

May 11, 2011 // 10 Comments

FAR be it for me to say it’s all a bit OTT, but wow-wee… a lot of work went into the photoshoppy AV leaflets in Holborn, didn’t it? This grand effort looks [...]

Hop, skip and joke

May 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

THIS week, the award for best statement given by an MP to a national newspaper enquiry has to go to Stephen Phillips, the Hampstead Conservative who once lost a council [...]