Friday, February 03, 2017

Music to relax after campaigning: the sentry's song from Iolanthe

Perhaps a particularly appropriate piece to relax after dashing up down the hills of Whitehaven trying to get one's preferred candidate elected as the MP.

Gilbert and Sullivan were writing at a time when the main two parties were the Conservatives and Liberals but in every other respect Private Willis' reflections on Members of Parliament seem to a remarkable degree still relevant nearly a hundred and fifty years later ...

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