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August caption competition

A combination of parliamentary duties and marking have kept me occupied.  Now I’m just embarking on my summer writing – see my earlier post – which will keep me busy this month.  Realising we are already well into August, I … Continue reading

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July competition – the winner

I can now reveal the winner of the July caption competition.  It was a difficult choice.  There were some splendid entries.  The number of winners could have run into double figures, but as I announced there would be a winner … Continue reading

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July caption competition

As it is the start of July, I thought it time to hold another caption competition.  These I know prove popular with readers, including some who do not enter the competition but report that they enjoy seeing the entries.  This month’s … Continue reading

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Late May caption competition

I had not realised how much time has passed since the last caption competition.  So here is a late May competition.  It is another picture from the occasion when I spoke at Imperial College.  (The photographer probably deserves a prize … Continue reading

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Winning the Easter competition…

There were some splendid entries for the latest caption competition.  All the ones that focused on hand movements were very good.  Mark John Stratton was also in contention with ‘So when do I tell him that he hasn’t switched the … Continue reading

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Easter caption competition

The most popular posts, according to my WordPress statistics, are the caption competitions, though the most extensively read in recent times has been the preceding post on same-sex marriage.  Here’s the latest caption competition.  It is a picture taken at … Continue reading

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April’s winner

As I have already decided which photograph to use for the next caption competition, I think I had better announce the winner of the April competition.  There were some fine entries.  DF Rostron deserves a commendation for a particularly clever … Continue reading

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April caption competition

I thought I would post early the picture for the April caption competition.  This one is somewhat different from those for previous competitions.  It is taken from the BBC coverage of Barack Obama’s address to members of both Houses of … Continue reading

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And the winner is….

I was spoilt for choice in determining the winner  of the caption competition.  A good number certainly passed the test.  There was Princeps Senatus’ splendid, and very British, play on words. DF Rostron deserves a commendation for the quantity and … Continue reading

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Yet more entries…

Every time I am close to announcing the winner of the February caption competition, some late entries arrive.  A number are real contenders.  The entries have been notable for their quantity and their quality.  However, we are now in March, … Continue reading

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