Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 6 – Part 2

2018-04-23T09:57:01+01:0031 July 2016|

Election Blog“Election Pressures” up to Sunday 31st July 2016

Thursday 28th July
I woke up at 6am still feeling tired and stressed. The pressures of this election process together with pressures at work and home are certainly starting to hit home.

At 6.30am the news started […]

Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 6 – Part 1

2018-04-23T09:51:40+01:0027 July 2016|

Election Blog“Election Pressures” up to Wednesday 27th July 2016

Monday 25th July
Despite a couple of fights with Monty (the “Cat”) I slept until 6.45am this morning, which was much needed.

My day started as normal with me checking and responding to any e-mails and facebook […]

Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 5 – Part 2

2018-04-23T10:02:28+01:0024 July 2016|

Election Blog“Manx Radio 2” up to Sunday 24th July 2016

Thursday 21st July
Another hot night, which meant I didn’t get much sleep.

A very long day started with me going through my notes for today’s interview with Stu Peters on Manx Radio at 5.30am.

In the […]

Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 5 – Part 1

2018-04-23T10:00:23+01:0020 July 2016|

Election Blog“Manx Radio 2” up to Wednesday 20th July 2016

Monday 18th July
Today was the nearest thing to a normal day.

It started around 6am with checking and responding to any e-mails and facebook messages, along with checking all the local media sites at 6.30am […]

Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 4 – Part 2

2018-04-23T10:05:08+01:0017 July 2016|

Election Blog“Canvassing” up to Sunday 17th July 2016

Thursday 14th July
My normal sleeping patten has finally returned, long may it continue. I actually slept for around 7 hours uninterrupted before Monty decided he needed my full attention at 5.45am.

Started the day by drafting some […]

Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 3

2018-04-23T11:04:06+01:0010 July 2016|

Election Blog“First Manx Radio Interview” up to Sunday 10th July 2016

Thursday 7th July
Wide awake at 4am, but it wasn’t nerves that kept me awake but the questions that might or might not be asked and then practising my responses in my head.

My first […]

Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 2

2018-04-23T11:11:51+01:006 July 2016|

Election Blog“Letter of Introduction & Negative Press” up to Wednesday 6th July 2016

Friday 1st July
A day off work enabled me to focus on my Letter of Introduction and to make some small adjustments before giving the printers the go ahead.

Over the last two […]

Election Blog – House of Keys 2016 Week 1

2018-04-23T11:06:42+01:001 July 2016|

Election BlogIt isn’t until you put your name forward that you realise the scale of the task required when standing for the House of Keys General Election.

The pressures, the nerves, the costs, not to mention the physical work, tasks and decisions that need […]