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It’s old news that the British are stupidly soppy when it comes to their pets. But research by veterinary charity the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), claiming that more than one in three dogs in the UK is overweight, shows that soppiness in the form of an extra portion in exchange for pouchy-eyed and [...]
That’s the parliamentary season done. Time to tidy up some of the stuff on my desktop. Never found time to comment on Tony Blair’s master class in How to Be Prime Minister at the Institute for Government last month.
A transcript, for which I am grateful to OutSec, is here.
There were a few polished aphorisms, which [...]
C. W. Anderson notes on the Nieman Journalism Lab blog:
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If our commentariat were not so pickled in two-party thinking they would have given Clegg some credit formaking the right strategic choice for his party.
After writing a particularly fine article I’ve been known to run around the office, giving high-fives to fellow journalists before performing a forwards roll into the editor’s office and firing off imaginary guns ala Robbie Keane.
In short, we love a good celebration here at The Indy.
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It’s two years until the start of the 2012 London Olympics. Various events are taking place today – American runner Michael Johnson will be running around the half-built Olympic Stadium and Sir Chris Hoy will be making use of the Velodrome.
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