Practical Politics

I get a fair number of requests from people who want advice about non-party politics, for example how to campaign against the closure of local services, how to lobby for money for a project, how to bring an international issue to the attention of press and politicians.

What goes in this section will be answers to the questions I get asked most frequently, written on an occasional basis.

Ten tips to make your text look better

Sending out a newsletter? Doing a poster? Formatting a thesis? Producing a leaflet? Thirty years ago, you would have been in a tiny minority, working with Letraset and/or a typewriter, with a ruler, T-square, Rotring pen and a cup of instant coffee (unless you were European). Today, everyone with a computer has at least experimented(…)

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