John Slinger

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Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation Strategic Communications Consultant
Location UK, United Kingdom
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Introduction Here's my twitter profile - Work: strategic comms | Occasionally write songs & on current affairs | "Politically homeless" centrist (ex-Lab after 25yrs) | Don't debate with anon. | Me=© me For my career and volunteering history and profile, see - https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/john-slinger/25/a51/117
Interests Politics, international relations (especially British and US foreign policy, the Middle East, and Iraq), youth affairs, the Labour Party, Former researcher to Ann Clwyd MP (2003 - 2006), Running marathons and smaller distances, squash, Playing my guitar, writing songs, dreaming of reforming Ten Second Star with the boys..., Looking for an orchestra to join so I can fiddle again after my time at the Whitehall Orchestra.
Favorite Movies 'Stand Up' Nigel Barton and Vote, Vote, Vote! Nigel Barton - written by the prophetic Dennis Potter; The Graduate, Rear Window, Lilya 4-Ever, North By Northwest, Jean de Florette, Amazing Grace..
Favorite Music Depeche Mode, REM, Magic Numbers, Radiohead, Talk Talk, Coldplay, Bedazzled, Grace (the band...check them out at myspace), The Vessels, anything by Ryan Kell, Royksopp, Wheat, Rakmaninov, Leornard Bernstein, Samuel Barber
Favorite Books Catch-22, The Quiet American, The Collecter, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The End of the Affair, A Farewell To Arms, Alistair Campbell's Diaries (!), anything by Kafka, anything by Truman Capote. Steig Laarsson's Millennium Trilogy. Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther detective stories set in 1930s Berlin.