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Earlier this week I bought a new oven much like the one I already have. It was delivered this morning. Tonight I came in at about 10.30pm. I thought now was the time to replace the oven so I started to take out the old oven. I had it sitting on two chairs and was trying to take out the plug when I noticed it was in fact the new oven.

C'est la vie. My 14 year old daughter replaced the oven earlier today.

Although I have bad news *again* from DfID, there is good news that the Judge studying the Aston Election Petition, has expressed public concern. The fact is that Labour candidates fiddled the elections in many wards in Birmingham and in other cities. So did other parties, but not to the same extent. The funniest is one ward in which a Labour candidate filled in a few hundred ballots, but only with his own name not with the two other Labour candidates (hence we won two seats and he won one). Sadly we don't have a petition in that ward.

With a bit of luck we should prove the massive abuse of the electoal process soon. Whether people will wake up before Blair (probably unknowingly) steals the General Election or not is unclear.

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