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Cherie Blair’s tribute to the barrister Rose Heilbron, the glass ceiling breaker, McSmith

Cherie Blair’s tribute to the barrister Rose Heilbron, the glass ceiling breaker

Dame Rose was the first woman to appear for the defense in a murder cae and a role model.

By | McSmith | Friday, 22 March 2013 at 1:01 pm

A Whiter Shade of Tony, Cherie and Michael, Arts

A Whiter Shade of Tony, Cherie and Michael

Someone has written a book about a track that did well in the charts 45 years ago, drawing Tony Blair, Cherie Blair and Michael Howard into the narrative.

By | Arts, McSmith, Music, Notebook | Wednesday, 12 December 2012 at 3:07 pm

Caught & Social: Mor not less for Matt and Trey, Notebook

Caught & Social: Mor not less for Matt and Trey

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 14 June 2011 at 11:50 am

That Blair-Brown Conversation in Full, Eagle Eye

That Blair-Brown Conversation in Full

Disappointed that neither the Mail group nor News International seem to have put a lip-reader on the case of the front-row chat in Westminster Hall as the politicians waited for the Pope. Fortunately, The Independent on Sunday’s leading article today can reveal all:
Although it must be unlikely that Benedict XVI will be remembered as a [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 19 September 2010 at 8:19 pm

Evil and its returns, Eagle Eye

Evil and its returns

Of the many confidences broken by Peter Mandelson in his The Third Man, perhaps the most striking (not that I have finished reading it yet) is this quotation from a note from Cherie Blair after his first resignation, in which “the engine of my destruction was Gordon Brown”, from the Cabinet in December 1998:
I have [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 27 July 2010 at 11:38 am

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