The other week I managed to lose my bag with an unusually high percentage of my writing in it.
Find out more from 16mins 30. I’m trying to be positive and see it as an opportunity to do other things. However I may just be masking the pain of overseeing another chapter of failure. Of course if it were an actual chapter it would no doubt have been in the bag.
On our latest #prongcast, Prong2 told me that rats get stressed. I’ve never been a pet person (why would you invite an animal into your house?) so I didn’t know if he was having me on. Do you/did you have a pet that suffered from stress and how did this stress manifest itself? Let me know via the comments button or @anunknowncomic
Great news. 3Prong Attack the #prongcast I co-present have won the rights to the leadership debate – the Lib Dem leadership debate. We haven’t worked out the format yet but we’ve only got one mic & we need to be near a plug socket due to the short battery life of Prong2’s laptop. Still it can’t be any worse than the BBC’s effort.
The podcast I do, 3Prong Attack got a mention on the Radio 2 blues show presented by Cerys Matthews, it’s the most exciting thing that’s happened to us since Ant & Dec followed us on Twitter for a day. We never did get to the bottom of why they only followed for a day. From what we’ve subsequently learnt, I reckon it was Ant that followed us and it was Dec and their advisers who overruled him.
I’ve had to sit and watch the political commentariat put the Lib Dems unexpected good performance in the local elections down to a protest vote, a resurgence, or a response to their remain stance over Brexit. The truth however is that on the last 2 prongcasts I do, we have mocked Sir Vince Cable over his lack of achievements as Lib Dem leader. I can only assume the electorate voted in such large numbers for his party just to spite us.
In our latest #prongcast Prong2 mentioned Robert Mugabe, he’s now under house arrest (Mugabe not Prong2). It’s the curse of 3Prong Attack. The first winner of our Prongs of Praise Nigel Pearson, is currently managing in the Belgium 2nd division. It might be worth our while to get people to pay us not to mention them on our podcasts.
Hola. Hope all is well.
2015 was a big year in politics, not only was there the general election, which was covered on this episode of my podcast, (arguably our most coherent #prongcast) but more importantly I was accepted onto the Lewisham Civic Leadership programme. This largely involved going to council meetings. I’ve now graduated from the scheme, and also moved out of Lewisham , 3 months is a very long time in politics.
Should you be interested, and why wouldn’t you be, here is the first of 3 journals I wrote during my time on the scheme. It’s also a chance to see what I look like without glasses.
Ps. Should anyone at Southwark Council be reading this, let’s talk about how I can get involved in the community.
Til next time, be nice to each other.