Back on deck and campaigning for Labour

Posted by Tim Ireland at March 9, 2014

Category: Updates

This entry was posted on
Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Hi, folks.

It may surprise some of you to learn that I have experienced a significant change in circumstances since I last blogged with any regularity.

For those who don’t yet know, I will spell it out for you: @humphreycushion and I have entered into a long-term partnership. With smooching and stuff.

me and Humph

I am such a fan of the aforementioned smooching that I have now moved to Mid-Bedfordshire, despite its reputation for having the most appalling MP in Parliament.

Speaking of outspoken narcissists and their spurious narratives, during this period of transition, I’ve remained largely quiet in the hopes that certain people would be discouraged in their attempts to portray me as a danger to themselves and others.

Short version: they weren’t.

It has in fact reached a stage where I see little point in allowing myself to be marginalised any further, so here I am.

In other news, shortly after Jack Straw announced his intention to stand down as an MP, I up and joined the Labour Party. As many regulars will be aware, I was pretty vocal about my opposition to the invasion of Iraq and the Blair government’s complicity in torture, and felt unable to support the Labour Party while Tony Blair, Jack Straw and David Miliband played any significant role in it.

Now they’re all out, I’m on board, and looking forward to campaigning locally in the run-up to the European Parliament election.

If you’re local and Labour, I look forward to seeing you at the coal-face.

Cheers all.


  1. ericstammers says

    Glad to hear it mate, looking forward to your exploits.

  2. @mrhazzers says

    I was worried a couple of days ago when this site was not available. Now I'm pleased to see you back up and running. I haven't yet joined the Labour Party but am feeling more optimistic about it providing a credible government. Lovely pic of you and @humphreycushion ! Best of luck.

  3. Jonathan Westwood says

    Congratulations and good luck to you both. And my special thoughts at this difficult time are with your new constituency MP.

  4. Rose P says

    Hi Humphrey is lovely and if you are a "couple" then I'm chuffed for both of you I mean that sincerely.

    Humph ( Sue) knows me and will know I mean it.

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