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An Unexpected MP: Confessions of a Political Gossip by Jerry Hayes

By Jerry Hayes

A few humans input politics simply because they wish to make the area a greater position. Then there are people with welldeserved inferiority complexes who wish prestige, energy and place. Few think me, yet I entered the home of Commons simply by way of accident.' excessive advantage in excessive place of work? no longer an opportunity, says Jerry Hayes. No staid autobiography or dry political memoir, An unforeseen MP takes you on a raucous and salacious romp via Westminster, the media and public lifestyles. during this no-holds-barred exposé, Jerry Hayes exhibits precisely why humans have been so shocked whilst he turned an MP - from the obligation policeman who advised him to bugger off while he rolled up on his first day, to the Iron girl herself, who appeared with a steely eye on his pleased chutzpah. And, because the excellent antidote to the holier-than-thou, whiter-than-white methods of the present crop of politicos, the shameless - and shamelessly wonderful - Hayes makes an excellent travel consultant to the unusual nation that's Parliament, taking gleeful swipes at left and correct alike. filled with tall stories of unspeakable debauchery on a tsunami of alcohol, An unforeseen MP is a thundering account of the offbeat lunacy of Westminster and Fleet highway.

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Worst of all, they go to church on Sunday, when we know that Saturday is the true Sabbath. ” Kelsen knew these rules because his family had converted to Seventh-day Adventism in 1922. They had never fallen for the John Frum message or any other false teaching, he assured me proudly. The forest on the east side of Tanna was caked in gray dust, and the trees began to resemble stone carvings. We rounded a bend and entered the devastation. It was as though the jungle had been buried and sealed under a layer of scoured earth.

He promised to tell me a magic story about the volcano that I would never forget. Nobody else could tell me the story. Just Kelsen. He owned it. The story had been passed down for generations. He was considering writing it down and selling it. “I can tell it to you,” he said. “I’m listening,” I said. Kelsen’s eyes narrowed. He had a better plan. It was best to tell the story at his home. If I wanted to hear it, I would have to forget about the sinners at Port Resolution and Sulphur Bay and come stay with him.

When I told them I was hunting for heathens, they invited me to their bungalow for ice cream. “Vanuatu might call itself a proper Christian country. People might claim to be Christian,” Kay told me. “But voodoo, black magic, spirits . . folks still live in utter fear of all these things. ” “Because ghosts and magic don’t exist,” I said. ” 26 The Shark God Kay sighed and gave me a look of strained patience. “I didn’t say that. Evil is real. But Christians have the power to break its spell. If we can get Bibles into people’s hands, in their own languages, they will see they have the power to beat the black magic.

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