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Just because it has full colour presses, the Daily Mail often feels compelled to print entire sections in green ink. Today’s special issue is carries the names of Miles Goslett, a television reviewer and celebrity gossip correspondent, and Stephen Frost, a radiologist who appears in the third person in the story itself.
As for the “damning [...]
After kicking the sand out my shoes following last night’s post-match antics at the Fan Fest on Durban’s waterfront its time to get serious about logistics. England play Germany in a day’s time and although scooping a ticket was a doddle getting to Bloemfontein looks tricky at best.
I badgered a few England fans at the [...]
Today I’ve been on mother watch, which involved cooking for and cleaning up after 18 people while effectively standing in a roller coaster. I did manage to sleep last night, or probably pass out, but lost an hour because we gave to keep putting the clocks forward an hour to get level with the [...]
Number 353 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Guy Walters at the Telegraph blogs.
Wikipedia is not perfect, as Oliver Kamm has pointed out, but it never was. It hasn’t got worse and there’s no consistent bias.
Thanks to Benjamin.
An exciting week as my team Dundee United’s World Cup involvement continues. United’s formidable Slovakian goalkeeper Dusan Pernis has celebrated the club’s glorious Scottish cup win by sitting stoically on the Slovakian bench for his nation’s matches. He might not have made it onto the grass yet but whispers from the Slovakian camp suggest he [...]
Sometimes, you go to a gig you just can’t get out of your head. Tune Yards, at Scala near Kings Cross on Wednesday, was one. Not that it’s easy stuff to describe …
My housemate introduced me to Tune Yards, after she saw her stealing the Dirty Projectors’ thunder in a support slot last year. tUnE yArDs [...]
Well, you can’t accuse North Korea of being unambitious. 60 years since the start of the Korean War, the country has calculated – according to ABC News in Australia – that the United States has caused it nearly $65 trillion worth of damage, and they want compensation.
The massive sum, says North Korea’s official news [...]
“Don’t let’s be beastly to the Germans”, you might say. The Americans are continuing their campaign to get Germany to boost her economy, or at least not cut back on public spending, to help bolster the European and wider global recovery; the Germans aren’t happy with that, as they may well need to save [...]
It’s Friday. You’re leaving work soon and you’re not really concentrating anymore… here are some choice recent music videos to distract you from whatever you should be doing.
First up is Interpol’s new video for their new song “Lights”, which goes for a slow-mo performance art meets sinister medical experiment mood (you don’t get that every day [...]
Number 352 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by James Kirkup at the Telegraph, on the basis of a blog by Eric Joyce, the thoughtful Labour MP. I may be conflating ought to and will again, because if Labour thinks that a retreat to eco-pacifism is the way [...]
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