The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
27 September 2007
Tories choose Boris
Unsurprisingly, Boris Johnson has been chosen as the Tory candidate in next year's mayoral election. He gained three-quarters of the votes cast as he saw off the challenge of relative unknowns Victoria Borwick, Andrew Boff and Warwick Lightfoot.