Friday, August 29, 2008

They do this so much better than we do ...

Paul Walter is full of praise for Bill Clinton's speech to the DNC.

I watched the introduction Beau Biden made before his father's speech and found it utterly compelling.

Their Conventions really are a very different beast compared to our conferences!

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Off to get wet and muddy ...

I'm taking James off to the Cropredy Festival tomorrow and the forecast looks a bit wet.

Unfortunately we missed Cropredy last year - Fairport's 40th - in the aftermath of the floods.

It's a great line up this year with The Levellers and Supergrass headlining along with Fairport - excellent festival bands all.

The Family Mahone and Stackridge should provide a bit of light relief and there is also a performace of the folk-opera version of Lark Rise to Candleford.

The least Cropredyish act is probably Midge Ure.

For those of you not able to join us here's a taste of what you'll be missing: