Barry Kirby

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October 30, 2017 - 0 Comments

In a couple of weeks I am starting a work contract that will see me living in Barrow-in-Furness through the week and coming home at weekends.  I will be on my own, renting a small...

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October 23, 2017 - 5 Comments

The Labour Party has initiated the selection of the new Parliamentary Candidate for Gloucester, and in the past few weeks I have had a lot of emails, messages and conversations asking me to apply, or...

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October 8, 2017 - 0 Comments

  Having just completed the C25K with Kingsway Runners, I felt I had to do something to be the next step in my running journey, so having been told about the Tewkesbury Wine run, I...

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October 5, 2017 - 0 Comments

It has been conference season in the political world, and the Tories have just wrapped up what can only be described from the outside as quite a shambolic affair, showcasing weak leadership and unstable backdrops,...

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September 24, 2017 - 0 Comments

Yesterday I was ridiculously pleased with myself.  Today, I’m still ridiculously pleased.  And while this buzz keeps going, I’m planning my campaign of races and challenges before I remember the pain.  If we are Facebook...

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September 10, 2017 - 0 Comments

During the General Election I was asked a number of times what my first Private Members bill would be.  There are lots of topics that could be aired here, but I am very keen on...

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September 4, 2017 - 2 Comments

There is currently a consultation from Gloucester City Council that Gloucester should be a Royal city, and why not, why shouldn’t Gloucester aspire to be a Royal city, particularly as it could be used to...

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August 27, 2017 - 0 Comments

I think the waste collection service in Gloucester is rubbish, pants.  It is not user-friendly and is not fit for purpose.  The city council would be reluctant to change it because it brings in much-needed...

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August 23, 2017 - 0 Comments

Anybody who has known me any length of time knows that I’m not the slimmest or fittest person in the world.  There are many reasons for this, both physical and psychological.  But on the back...

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August 22, 2017 - 0 Comments

Being a Social Scientist, I am constantly engaged in trying to understand why people do what they (we) do.  It is an area that is difficult to engage in because it is still difficult to...

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