Maps

Feeling quite proud of my latest little project – making maps of which parts of the world get talked about in Parliament. The results are here – bizarrely enough, it seems that MPs spend a lot of time talking about Africa, compared to say, Asia or South America. They also have a bit of a Mongolia obsession, although on closer inspection that turns out to made up of lists of parking tickets, and things like Tony Benn saying that “The House of Lords is the British Outer Mongolia for retired politicians.”

OK, so the results might be a bit dubious if you look too closely – but still, I made pretty pictures 🙂

Have fun at Alt-Xmas, people: would love to be there.

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