Why I joined, by Sean Powell

Stanton PLC plus los Grebos December 2019

About 5 years ago I was living in Canada. At the time, believe it or not, I was rather more interested in the political goings on in the country to the South of where I was (and sometimes of the country I was in, though this, believe it or not, involved a lot of cannabis …

A beautiful Moment

labour for frome and somerton

To anyone remotely alive to what is happening in British politics at the moment I say this. "Savour this moment. Notice how you are starting to feel more hopeful about everything. Notice how all the nagging worries about the climate, our kid's futures, the NHS, the street homeless - on the streets of every town …

Armistice Day

Today at 11:00am as in most towns up and down Britain there was a service at the Memorial Theatre in Frome to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The service was solemn, dignified and well attended, the front of the theatre festooned in red poppies. A day, perhaps, to …