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Time for a Questions to Which the Answer is No special.
I have been reading The Interrogative Mood: A Novel? by Padgett Powell, recommended to me by a reader, which consists entirely of questions.
The first is:
Are your emotions pure?
It proceeds, mostly haphazardly, with occasional sustained sequences of linked questions, all of which belong to a characteristic [...]
DELHI: India is tonight noisily celebrating its victory an hour or two ago over Pakistan in the semi-finals of the cricket World Cup.
As soon as the match finished, the sky around my central Delhi flat was full of flashes and blasts from fireworks and young people began driving around cheering on motor bikes. Others danced in the [...]
Each week, I’ll be posting an update on developments in the field of digital publishing, particularly from a newspaper perspective, and mentioning developments from The Independent digital team.
In tracing the origins of David Cameron’s hostility towards Ed Balls, I couldn’t dredge my profile of the shadow chancellor – he was then Children’s Secretary – for GQ, March 2009, from the internet. So I reproduce it here, because it includes the bit about Balls taking the fourth highest First in Philosophy, Politics and [...]
Now that Fabio Capello’s ‘B’ team have faced Ghana at Wembley, attention in English football returns to the enthralling Premier League races for the title, for European qualification, and to avoid the drop.
Just 82 Premier League games remain to be played this season, and it’s great fun trying to predict the [...]
It is no use simply complaining about injustice or inequality; if we want to really advocate for change in society, then of course, we must offer an alternative. Last Thursday, over a thousand people packed out Brixton Town Hall for the Campaign for Justice for Smiley Culture. This is the kind of organisation we need [...]
David Cameron’s loss of temper with Ed Balls, who was barracking him at Prime Minister’s Questions, instantly turned an unmemorable session into one that will enter the folklore.
On the substance of the clash between the principals, I thought Ed Miliband got the better of the Prime Minister on tuition fees, but lost on police numbers. [...]
There are those who will tell you that positions mean little in modern rugby league.
Certainly, players are more interchangeable than they ever were, but there is still such a thing as finding the right role within a team.
Two good examples at the weekend…
Salford have played Stefan Ratchford just about everywhere but prop, but against the [...]
So myself and Alan decided to pop along to the Dainese & AGV 2011 Clothing range launch, and see what they have in store for you guys and gals this year!
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