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No wait... THIS is cooler: [22 Jul 2007|10:21am]
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[01 Jul 2006|12:01am]

I died in the Dungeon of Bluemagpie

I was killed in a torchlit pit by Casparian the fire elemental, whilst carrying...

the Dagger of Norse, the Wand of Sveinn, the Axe of Gothic Violin, the Dagger of Rebeccabeattie, the Axe of Pogona, the Axe of Wychylips, the Shield of Pixylatedpyxie, a Figurine of Marysiak, the Sword of Lauraredwitch, the Dagger of Tudor History and 43 gold pieces.

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Why I am dreading the election [12 Apr 2005|09:41pm]
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For the first time in the eight years I have been voting I have become a floating voter. I have no final decision. I have never been a floating voter and I never thought I would ever be.

I come from a long line of Labour voters (or should that be long line of Socialists as Labour doesn't automatically equal that any more). My father is a dyed in the wool trade unionist, my parents met at a Young Labour Supporter's Camp, and my great grandmother went on Communist marches in 1930s London. Throughout my childhood election time meant wandering round with my parents delivering leaflets and knocking on doors. The Labour councilors in my ward were the parents of some of my best friends. My 18th birthday was in March 1997 and I threw myself into getting rid of Tony Newton the Tory MP and the Tory government during the first year I was allowed to vote. I sat outside the polling station (in the coolest 70s retro jacket naturally!) collecting candidate numbers.

So... it is totally alien to my definition of self to even be considering not voting Labour. It pains me. I won't pretend that I disagree with everything the current government has done but I don't feel that I am living in a Socialist society and the Iraq war goes against everything that I believed Labour to stand for. When May 5th comes, although I'll go out and vote (sufferage is a right that women like me fought for) I won't be out by the polling station wearing red and I won't be staying up to watch the result. Whatever the outcome, I'm already disappointed.

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