Daily Archives: January 6, 2008

The life and times of Michael Cocks #4

Former Bristol South MP Michael Cocks, even in the twilight of his long parliamentary career, still manages a small walk-on part in high Tory journalist Peter Oborne’s surprisingly impressive attack on contemporary parliamentary politics, The Triumph of the Political Class. … Continue reading

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Who the Hell is Edward Colston?

A brief biog of the city’s favourite slave trader brought to you by Channel Zero Bristol … [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7R8n7nIBc0] Hat tip: Bristol 2007’s Weblog 

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