When it came to the Royal Festival of The Horse, the Royal Agricultural Society of England proved it could mess up what should have been a safe bet
Things just got tasty at the Tour where, after our own Mark Cavendish’s second straight stage win yesterday, Spanish rider Carlos Barredo and Portuguese man o’ war, Rui Alberto Costa, swapped sports for a punch-up. Ding ding!
Who cares what it was about because it’s pretty funny, in a juvenile, playground FIIIGHT! kind of way. Anyway, [...]
You have to be very careful identifying causality in education. Boris Johnson’s belief that since he learned Latin and turned out alright our children should learn Latin and will, in the end, turn out alright, is one example of an inference too far, for example. Today’s story about how a spate of state school applications [...]
Living two doors away from the notorious taxi rank where Derrick Bird’s shootings first became public, you can understand why I would want to get away from it all. What might surprise you is that my partner and I headed for the village of Boot.
Boot is where Bird ended his shooting spree by taking his [...]
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Men lay there motionless, fighting a losing battle to hold in their stomachs, while adamantly refusing to use coconut scented suntan lotion. Women slowly slip into swimsuits, using as much care as a bomb disposal squad, desperate to ensure their towels don’t hit the floor before their tops are securely fastened.
As mentioned in Tuesday’s blog, Friday’s General Synod is looking ever more like a watershed for the CofE. With neither progressives nor conservatives willing to back down on the issue of consecrating women bishops, the Church is staring down the barrel of schism and acrimony.
To recap, liberals are determined that this Synod should finally mark [...]
When Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of the legendary ‘Final Fantasy’ RPG series and former developer of such classics as ‘Chrono Trigger’ (SNES, 1995) and ‘Bahamut Lagoon’ (SNES, 1996) starts work on an original concept people tend to stand up and take notice, so here’s introducing ‘The Last Story’ for Nintendo’s Wii. With a suggested release date [...]
The latest video of ‘Bulletstorm’ – the Cliff Bleszinski (‘Unreal Tournament’, ‘Gears of War’) produced first-person shooter – looks like it’s shaping up nicely and might well be the title that Duke Nukem fans have been waiting for following the non-event that was notorious vapourware ‘Duke Nukem Forever’. Appearing to be as much an exercise [...]
Ever since it debuted at this year’s CES technology fair, the Parrot AR Drone has been featuring on the wish lists of geeks everywhere keen to get their hands on a model. Controlled by iPhone or iPod Touch, it’s a four-blade helicopter with two cameras to help navigation (and spying) and for use in the [...]
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