Michael Foot

Wool coat journalism

January 12, 2011 // 4 Comments

“Hampstead became not so much a collection of streets as a Labour-themed game of Monopoly. Ramsay MacDonald, the first Labour Prime Minister, lived in Frognal, where, [...]

‘My own way’

June 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

CAMDEN Council’s former education chief Nick Smith has made his debut in the House of Commons. His maiden speech included this grand description of a historic baton [...]

Conrad’s scoop

March 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

A FEW posts back I said journalist Tom Foot had basically scooped the final interview with his great uncle, Michael Foot, with his piece about Arsenal and Plymouth Argyle [...]

I will go on protesting

March 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

IN the overspill area at the back of Golders Green crematorium, we watched the farewell to Michael Foot on a blotchy black and white monitor that looked like it was streaming [...]

Meanwhile, in Ebbw Vale..

March 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

WELL, well, well.. Now, there’s a familiar face looking chumsville wth Michael Foot. Taken from a Labour election website, was this the moment Nick Smith, Camden [...]

Huge and less huge

March 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

FEAR not Holly Shaw in Brixton, your letter did get in the Sunday Mirror after all. Rest assured, the world has seen your written celebration of Kelly Osbourne’s weight [...]