Hint - it's brown...
well that's not really a hint. It's the answer - it's Brown - Gordon Brown.
Oh I hope I can do him justice in the awful celebrity birthday poem tomorrow.
I suppose you all know 'what's brown and steams and comes backwards out of cows'
answer 'the Isle of Wight Ferry.'
OK it's Cowes really works better out loud rather than written down.
and 'what's brown and sounds like a bell?'