Crisps and UK elections. No connection? Think again

This lunch time at a central London location these crisps were given out.

A promotion – I assume – for REAL crisps. Their people approached you and offered you the crisps, you had to choose according to what you intended to vote. Not that you had to, you could take all three if you wanted.

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UK Elections today

A bit of a surreal UK election from my point of view.

Facebook reminds me to vote…

Facebook cares (?)

and then THE SUN finds hope (but no shame)

The SUN finds HOPE (and surrealism)

Let’s see.

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May 5th, Athens

I’ve started writing something and deleted it numerous times.

It is a horrible, horrible day.

Athens Uploaded by Verani Federico on 2 May 10, 11.15PM BST

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Social Media and government. A note on communications.

Jump on the social media bandwagon Uploaded by Matt Hamm on 15 Oct 08, 10.07PM GMT.

We had this discussion the other day with Stavros Kontaksis (blog in Greek) – @stakon on Twitter – the fact that parties . . . →

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David Cameron & Twitter

David Cameron speaking at NESTA Originally uploaded by conservativepartyuk Did you hear? David Cameron – the Leader of the Opposition in the UK (Conservative) – went on the O’Connell radio show and managed to swear twice. I’m sorry that I don’t find this exciting or important.

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My top 5 wishes for Dora online

Foreign Minister, David Miliband with Greek Foreign Minister, Dora Bakoyanni Originally uploaded by UK in Greece (British Embassy, Athens)

Dora Bakoyannis is the Greek Foreign Minister – serving under the current Conservative government – and I would really like to see her do better with online presence and . . . →

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Bad lobbying just irritates MPs (what else is new?)

The public policy campaign is a strange beast. On one end of the spectrum it can be run by big corporations with huge budgets and expensive public affairs consultants and on the other end it can be run by a small group of citizens or a voluntary organisation on a very tight budget. This usually . . . →

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The best thing about the US elections

It’s in vogue at the moment to post about Barack Obama.

For all his achievement as a campaigner and politician and irrespective of my own political opinion, his election is not the best thing about the US elections.

I trully believe that the greatest achievement of this round in a long history of the dualistic . . . →

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London Remembers

Lines in Potentis

One of the magic centres Of the world; One of the world’s Dreaming places. Ought to point the way To the world. Here lives the great music Of humanity The harmonisation of different Histories, cultures, geniuses, And dreams. Ought to shine to the world And tell everyone That history, though unjust, Can . . . →

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Make Poverty History

Make Poverty History Originally uploaded by sofiagk.

Solidarity: Blog yours

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