To: Chris Lightfoot

This entry was posted on
Monday, March 5th, 2007
6:23 pm and is filed
under The Political Weblog Movement.

Damn it, Chris!

1. We were supposed to spend more facetime together.

2. I was supposed to pay you back for the many times you offered your help, support, advice and expertise.

3. You were supposed to be acknowledged as a legend in this field long before your untimely death. (For this alone, you deserve a bloody statue.)

I’m going to miss you, and I’m always going to be grateful for what you gave to me individually, and this country as a whole.

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to indulge myself with a few tears before channelling this sense of loss into something positive.

Cheers mate.


Chris Lightfoot 1978-2007 | mySociety | NO2ID | Devil’s Kitchen | Chicken Yoghurt | Backword | Blood & Treasure | Freesteel | The UK Today | Flourish | Tom Watson

UPDATE – For those seeking something to make them slightly less depressed, watch Chris on the loose here, here and here.

More for you:

18 August, 2004: Everything you read in the newspapers is true
11 March, 2005: Look! Over there! TERRORISTS!
7 April, 2005: It doesn’t matter how you vote; either way your planet is doomed
15 April, 2005: My country, Right or Left (under the bonnet of Political Survey 2005)
30 April, 2005: Vote Labour! (regulars will know why I picked this one)
2 May, 2005: Nice election you’ve got here; be a shame if anything happened to it

UPDATE – Heh. I forgot about this.

UPDATE (6 Mar) – More reactions:

Mat Bowles | Pewari’s Prattle | The Lusercop | What You Can Get Away With | The ARCH Blog | Owen Blacker | Spy Blog | Bobbie Johnson | doctorvee | LukePDQ | Richard Allan

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