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what advice would you give me If I wanted to run for it?
And in your case much much much less.
probably a good campaign flavour, I might practice a moody look too (one that speaks of hidden depths)
Or do you think I should smile too?
If I stay silent until asked.
The threat of having Sion Simon in charge will have put off the voters.
(unless I attach a safety wink, posts marked as such will be from non-mayoral-creaky)
in the 20th century ceremonial dress swords still had some clout.
Do you suspect that ownership of a real proper (non toy) sword would be negative in the 21st century?
why the fuck would it?
and that this will be a criticism leveled at me.
But I hope that i will be able to demonstrate that i can turn a problem around and demonstrate strengths/positives.
e.g. from my lack of experiance i will need an organiser/implementer, from my language/explanation shortcomings, I will need a communicator.
Part of the peoples objections to the Mayoral role has been the verly large salary.
Well I would split mine into three, for the extra skills that I would need to have close to me, with any job I would be leaving I would create a vacancy.......so for the one disputed salary, i would make it more palatable by creating 3 new jobs for its price.
That would go down well with the majority.
but is an assuredness that you will succeed in winning office a pre-requisite to whether or not trying is a sane thing?
and really is my logic in the previous post flawed? If so how?
were you aware of the excellance of the city of birmingham symphony orchestra, many people from other parts of the country seem to struggle to come up with 'bostin' reasons to come to birmingham, but, Simon Rattle made a lot of his name as their conductor and the CBSO became a genuine world class orchstra, with several of their recorded performances of some classics, becoming 'must have' recordings of a piece.
Birmingham also now has an excellant symphoney hall which is adjacent to the unashamedly pleasent Brindley Place developement and the interesting Icon Gallery.
Birminghams collection of pre-raphalite art is also unparralleled. and includes some of the most beautiful/impressive art that even self-professed non arty types might like.......the william morris 'grail' tapestries, the artist being byrne jones. Srsly these are beautiful and impressive, they seem illuminated, admitedly they often go on tours, so check ahead to avoid dissappointment