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The BNP and other stuff
I was highly depressed that the racist BNP won two of our 69 allocated seats in the European Parliament. I had thought to link to a youtube snippet of their leader, but I can't bear to listen, so why should I inflict it on you? He drones on about indiginous population and a return to a pre-1948 racial mix. One of my great-grandmothers was born visibly black british in 1886. Somehow, I think she falls outside his definition.

I stayed up watching the results come in this morning and despite the fact that he's Conservative, I think Daniel Hannan's speech deserves an audience.

I'm still travelling to London on Wednesday for my conference. At the moment the Tube strike is still on, but apparently other services are being stepped up to compensate. Hopefully I'll be able to find a restaurant open to eat in.


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Jun. 8th, 2009 11:30 pm (UTC)
I should think so. There are buses after all, so people should still be able to get to work.
Jun. 9th, 2009 06:30 am (UTC)
I've read that Boris is laying on 100 extra buses. Luckily I should be able to get by on foot (albeit in the pouring rain) as I am coming into Euston and staying over on Russell Square.
Oct. 9th, 2009 03:40 pm (UTC)
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