It was quite wonderful, once again, to be able to do things such as go to restaurants, develop a fairly serious port habit and generally not scrounge.
Jeremy Paxman's latest comments about the state of British politics will chill Labour partisans - but Team Miliband aren't worried.
Labour are still haunted by the past, the Conservatives have no plan for housing in the forseeable future, and the first leaders' debates looks likely to be a snoozefest.
Black is white. War is peace. Madness is sanity.
The Conservatives are releasing a poster warning against SNP influence over Labour.
Tories are pushing the Prime Minister to consider how he could work with Salmond's party in a hung parliament.
“None of the above” is a great war cry – but our apathy and rejection of the mainstream parties are likely to lead to chaos and instability.
Russian attempts to blame the West or Ukrainian fascists for the crisis in Ukraine are nonsense, but if we don't stay true to our values, we'll hand the Kremlin another PR victory.
Rochdale Labour MP, Simon Danczuk, said that Labour's north London elite view of the world doesn't play in Rochdale, Rotherham, Rugby - or anywhere else begining with an "r" outside the M25.
The picture at two recent conferences was the same: despair, anger, and a lack of ideas.
The broadcasters have reached an accord over the debates, but who's the winner here?
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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