In all our sanctuaries we sit at risk

He Overhears some Afterthoughts


In the UK, the local elections have just taken place, and the Tories did very badly and Labour just did badly. But that’s serious for Labour and for the rest of us. Labour should surely be a coming force by now, after month upon month of this worst of governments. Maybot and the Boy Jez have seen promptly how much they had in common and begun dating. What they don’t seem to see is that what they mostly have in common is their incapacity and self-deception. The stanza above begins with the parroting of a newspaper headline, quoting Sian Berry, the Greens’ co-leader. The Greens did rather well.