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Roger Mortimore at Ipsos-MORI asks number 383 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No (I apologise for correcting his grammar).
This should keep the haters happy, but even I accept – even he accepted – that 13 years would have been enough, and that it would have been difficult for Tony Blair [...]
Blair hate in perspective, from the Guardian report of last night’s The Late Late Show in Dublin:
Blair was greeted by about 50 protesters at the RTE studios – although they were easily outnumbered by the number of squealing teenagers who had gathered for another set of guests on the show – The X Factor twins Jedward.
They only do it to pay homage to some dead French poststructuralist, I know, but all one can do is marvel at the Daily Mail. Today it has a report (“The publishing world was plunged into chaos last night …”) about some of the stories in Tony Blair’s book that it thinks might be made [...]
Negotiations began in Washington between the Isreali Prime minster and Palestinian President yesterday, in the hope of finally brokering some sort of lasting peace in an area that has been racked by conflict for over 60 years.
By changing the city from DC to Oslo that same sentence could have been written in 1991. It could have been written [...]
You would never get this sort of behaviour at Wimbledon.
During Novak Djokovic’s victory over Philipp Petzschner, an argument broke out high up in the stands. And it took a nasty turn as things got physical and those involved took a tumble over the seats.
What Sue Barker would make of it all is anyone’s guess. The [...]
England begin their Euro 2012 Qualifying Campaign against Bulgaria at Wembley tonight and then in Basle, away to Switzerland on Tuesday. Lets not get carried away about the “wonderful achievement” to reach the finals. England keep being drawn into manageable groups. Reaching the final stages is not [...]
A close friend , I fear, could drop dead at any moment. I have to be matter of fact about this because is it a reality that there is no point in pushing to the back of my mind, as I can only imagine is what her other friends and family are doing.’Not again’, they’ll [...]
OK, there are better videos of Caitlin Rose’s Wednesday-evening Clerkenwell show at the Slaughtered Lamb out there, including this HD one on YouTube http://tiny.cc/lh9cm. But we do what we can here at the Americana-lovers’ wing of the Independent and times are tough, budget are tight etc.
Although it has been three years since I first talked about the idea of doing an art and music project with my friends and Daydreaming collaborators, the real inspiration goes right the way back to the very beginning of my music career, and the roots lie in my continued interest in exploring other mediums of art.
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