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Teris Party Deluxe will be launched on 3rd September across Europe and Nintendo will be hoping that its release will see long-standing Tetris fans and newcomers flocking to the puzzle game in equal measures.
For all my unmanly whinging about the final climb of Sunday’s Etape du Tour, the punishing Col du Tourmalet (it made me not only cry but throw up), I’d do well to remember the guys who started the Tour de France’s Pyrénéen love affair 100 years ago.
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Last month when the borrowing figures for May 2010 came in below analysts’ expectations the Chancellor said: “The public finances numbers today remind us why we do not need to get on top of the budget deficit”. Didn’t he?
I’ll shut up about Twitter in a moment, but allow me to record that it has just thanked me for noticing that it is not working. What does it mean? How could I not notice?
The trouble with Twitter, as one of my blogging friends said a while ago, is its impermanence. “Blink and a tweet is gone. A blog is for ever,” she said. Or words to that effect (because, although an email might be for ever, trying to find it again requires Gmail’s search facility, rather than the [...]
Back in December I interviewed Piper of LA duo Pearl Harbor. She and her sister Skylar make music that slots into the current wave of US lo-fi bands mixing shoegaze and surf guitars, ethereal sounds and distant, somewhat flat vocals. One friend of mine sarcastically expressed his wish that such bands would just stand closer [...]
So, as I hinted last week, Boris’ grand cycle hire scheme isn’t going quite according to plan. Transport for London admitted to me that the “vast majority” of docking stations would be ready for the launch on 30 July. Today, The Evening Standard splashes with news that as many as a quarter of the 400 [...]
The latest War Child charity record is an epic David Bowie tribute album featuring Vivian Girls, Warpaint and Carla Bruni.
Question to Which the Answer is No number 368, although this gem from The Onion is out of chronological order, as it first appeared two years ago. But such genius never ages.
Thanks to Julia Turner via Larry Ryan.
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