Happy Trails and Unhappy Stadiums

James hit the campaign trail with Laurence Fox this past weekend (Mmmmmm, donuts…) and now we gather to talk a little treason and try to avoid getting arrested. Toby, meanwhile attended an FA semifinal match and, between the masks and the stadium Nazis, had an absolutely miserable time.

Our hero of the week is Rod Humphris, landlord of The Raven in Bath who threw Labour Leader Keir Starmer out his establishment.

This past weekend was also the funeral for the Duke of Edinburgh. The sight of Her Majesty the Queen – sitting alone with a mask covering her face – well, that was a bit too much, wasn’t it?

And then we get to our cultural picks – Toby is a big “meh” on Condor (Sky One in the UK, Epix in the US), and plans on giving Kate Winslet and Mare of Easttown on HBO Max a go. As Toby gets ahead of James on the book front we rate the narrators instead.


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  1. Taras Coolidge

    Laurence Fox should be taking notes for his forthcoming best-seller, The Unmaking of a Mayor.

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  2. Charlotte Member

    Lozzer is a hilarious nickname for Laurence.

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