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Caption competition: the winner is…

There were some splendid entries for the caption competition.  As usual, it was a difficult choice.  Some were especially inventive.  Some made good use of the picture to link to my work or teaching.  A commendation to Malcolm Wells for … Continue reading

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Caption competition….

BY popular demand (well, reader Tony Sands, is especially keen) another caption competition.  This one should get the regular contributors especially exercised.  It is a photograph taken at the 14th Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians, held in July 2019 … Continue reading

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The winning entry…

There were some splendid entries for the latest caption competition.  A number were on topical themes and some may possibly have been hoping to win by flattery.  (Always a good strategy by the way.)  Tony Sands was so keen that … Continue reading

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Now for something different… a New Year caption competition

Happy New Year to readers.  I thought it may be appropriate to have a caption competition.  The picture is not related to the season, but rather chosen because it constitutes something of a blank canvas.  I leave it to the … Continue reading

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The winning entry….

The latest caption competition attracted a splendid range of entries.  They were notable not only for quantity, but also quality.  It was difficult to select a clear winner given how many met the ‘laugh out loud’ test.  Several merit a … Continue reading

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Time for some light relief… a caption competition

Apologies for not having provided a caption competition sooner.  In these difficult times, I thought now may be the time to provide an opportunity for a little light relief.  This photograph was taken for the express purpose of the competition. … Continue reading

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Getting it down to a t…. The winner of the caption competition

There were some innovative entries for the caption competition.  As usual, I was spoiled for choice.   Most contributions focused on the fact that there was a missing t and linked it to my propensity for consuming tea.  They were … Continue reading

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Caption competition with a difference…

My assumption that I may have more time than before to do posts has not quite proved valid – I seem as busy as ever, especially given that we are in the midst of the marking system and I have … Continue reading

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Summer caption competition…

A question variously asked by some readers is not ‘When is your next scholarly post? The nation awaits’ but ‘When is the next caption competition?’  Conscious that some months have passed since the last one, here is one to test … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

There were, as usual, some imaginative and witty entries for the caption competition.  Some drew on regular themes (cakes tend to make an appearance, at least as the subject of the entry), others had a political tinge, and a number … Continue reading

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