A (nine) grand day out

Well, it was massive – up to 50,000 students marching through London. From where I was the march was peaceful, good-spiritied but noisy (I’ve never been up close to a vuvuzela before). I know there’s been trouble outside Tory Party HQ, which is a pity – the media will now focus on the behaviour of the few, not the tens of thousands who made their point forcefully but peacefully.

Many of the placards were brilliant. My favourite – obviously from a philosophy student:

But there were plenty of others

The anger against the Lib Dems was palpable. A party whose Parliamentary strength lies in University towns has got a real problem:

A great day for democracy:

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