Archive for category: Diary

Welcome the World Volunteers

Welcome the World Volunteers

October 31, 2012 at 3:55 pm

The Olympics highlighted the borough’s volunteering potential in the form of Camden’s Welcome the World programme. 150 local residents came together to provide help and support to visitors during the Games. The commitment of the volunteers was recognised at a thank you event last month in the London Irish Centre. […]


Philip Gould

November 11, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Here’s a tribute I wrote to my former boss Philip Gould. It was published on Labourlist yesterday. I was fresh out of university. The job market was flourishing under Labour. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, I felt that the world was my oyster. I was hungry for a job in politics and […]


Labour Leaders Chatter

August 20, 2010 at 1:06 pm

Recently I attended one of the many hustings for the next Labour leader. My initial thought was whether I was looking at Labour’s version of Westlife (plus one). My second thought was that I really want to attend the next family lunch at the Miliband household. (They only live in […]


Gordon Up Close (Part 2!)

August 16, 2010 at 5:17 am

If one thing stood out as one of the most memorable moments of the summer, it must have been when Gordon Brown kissed me on national television! Click here –> The final kiss

Gordon Up Close

Gordon Up Close

August 16, 2010 at 5:08 am

This article was published on April 9 on the Progress website. This week I had the chance to spend some time observing Gordon Brown in the flesh. More than being excited, I was curious… It’s all very well being in the midst of a throng of Labour party faithfuls where […]