Saturday 27 August 2022

A Fair Hairing

If you know, you know.

Giles Radice is dead. But the best stories are going to have to wait until so were certain other people.

The sound of his voice through a microphone on Stanley Front Street was unforgettable. "Vote Labour, Vote Labour" in best Winchester, Oxford and the Guards. People looked round as if an alien had landed. And it had.

He was at Winchester long before Rishi Sunak, whose middle-middle-class, South Coast accent makes you wonder what all that money was spent on.


  1. But they kept voting for him.

    1. Indeed, they did. Whereas the total Labour vote there in 2019 was lower than the Labour majority in 2001.