Online Diaries?!?

I don’t want to come across all evangelical about blogs, but it is annoying to see the official Electoral Commission report on Election2005 refer to blogs as online diaries.  It will be very difficult to get politicians using blogging as an engagement tool if such influential bodies as the Electoral Read more…

Political Weblog Project

Last night I attended the first seminar given by Tim Ireland of the Political Weblog Project. These seminars aim to convince MPs and their staff of the benefit of producing a weblog.  In short.  MPs should have a weblog for the following reasons: Protect their online presence.  A weblog can Read more…

Your 30 sec ad

Most people are aware of the Electoral Commission’s DoPolitics TV advertising (the pencil drawn characters in the pub, one doesn’t do politics, he just complains).  Whilst working on proposals on Voter Engagement for the May 2006 Local Elections I tried to work out what my 30 sec ad would look Read more…

The Gallomanor Blog

This blog has been started for three reasons. 1.    It’s about time we kept the Gallomanor site more up-to-date.  We’re doing more and more and telling fewer and fewer people about it.  A blog will be a fairly effortless way of keeping that content flowing. 2.    There are Read more…