Stephen Wildblood QC has been appointed to the Circuit Bench and will be sitting in Exeter.
Joanne Harris, formerly of Garden Court Chambers, has also been appointed as a Circuit Judge and is sitting in Watford. She is the first of my contemporaries to be appointed to the Circuit Bench and whilst it will be a very great pleasure to address her as Your Honour it will also be more than a little weird and makes me feel ever so slightly old & grown up.
Something for the Weekend: The Doors - Love Me Two Times - A small tribute to Ray Manzarek, who passed away this week. Here he is taking on the singing duties, post-Jim Morrison:
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