New website, new look, new book, New European, new and old battles to fight

OK, I’ve listened. I’ve listened to people like the wonderfully named James Ski, who stood up at a mental health event I was speaking at, and said ‘I’m a big fan, but your website’s shit.’ His considered advice was that it was old-fashioned and hard to use...

My film on the Mail – and why it is good for the soul to rip it up

I know, I know, I am almost sixty years old, a grown man even  ... and yes, if my Mum was still alive, she'd say 'tut, tut, Alastair, why are you bothering to make a film about that silly man from the Daily Mail that most people have never heard of, and none but his...

I was so consumed with the @burnleyofficial game I forgot all about Tree of the Day yesterday. So thanks to our old neighbour Charlie Bridge for this absolute beaut from El Salvador. First ever Tree of the Day 🥇 for 🇸🇻 ...

Clip here of @restispolitics in which @rorystewartuk admits to reliving the ‘nightmare’ of his Tory leadership TV debate, which he watched back for the first time last week, and I give him a few thoughts on how he could have done better!! Dramatic stuff. LINK IN BIO for the full episode which covers this and so much more ...

New episode @restispolitics out now LINK IN BIO. I seem to have become @rorystewartuk therapist as he relives the ‘nightmare’ of the TV debate with Johnson which led to him stripping off his tie and pulling agonised faces! Then he becomes mine as I explain why I never stood for Parliament (@davidginolaofficial has a walk on part.) we also discuss Ireland, Wales, Sri Lanka, Israeli violence at funeral, food security, Teal independents in the Australian elections, German Länder elections, Francois Hollande views on Putin and Johnson, the weakening of international institutions, and to help A Level students next week we have a debate on the power of the press. Oh, and Mrs Vardy and Mrs Rooney of course. We know our audience!!!! ...

Deliberate error of course!! In the one we posted last night our brilliant young film maker Vasco - not born at the time of the Good Friday Agreement - redrew the border as a way of highlighting the importance of borders in the N Ireland situation! Mistake spotted, admitted and fixed (if only Johnson would take the same approach). LINK IN BIO for full episode. New one being recorded today for release tomorrow. ...

Tree of the Day ...

Tree of the Day. In Bruges. Someone should make a film here … ...

Tree of the Day (centre) taken from a train. Pic doesn’t capture its full Tree of the Dayness as we speed through somewhere or other but as Trees of the Day go it is a real Tree of the Day #TreeOfTheDay ...

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