I might sign my children up with these people since the other lot won’t let us in. They have better badges too. I qualify for this one and this one and – my only level III badge – this one … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2007
The Tampon Taser Gun. For when the lady in your life needs a little extra protection. The tampon taser/stun gun is the latest in portable and personal security systems. The beauty of this taser/stun gun, aptly named The Pink Stinger, … Continue reading
Do yourself a favour. Find yourself a quiet 30 minutes where you won’t be interrupted and watch this discussion between the Bishop of Oxford and Richard Dawkins. It will be the best the thing you have watched this year.
According to Ann Coulter, author of the book Treason, hypocrisy is the one sin that liberals can’t forgive. “For the majority leader of the United States Senate, in the time of war, with soldiers dying on the ground, announcing that … Continue reading
If there is anything about Quantum Physics that you are unsure about, it will all become clear after you watch this clip.
I was not looking forward to Hitchens’ book because I feared it would be (how should I say this?) less than temperate. But if this snippet, from a preview in Slate, Our belief is not a belief. Our principles are … Continue reading
Well played, The Guardian. He and Kaka are the sort of players who prompt comparisons with other forms of art. Music, most obviously. Ronaldo’s mode is allegro molto vivace, with a pronounced fondness for bursts of staccato phrasing via those … Continue reading
I was reading the comments on that Matthew Parris essay in The Times (better than you might think), when I came across this one Apparently, Matthew, your ‘fascination’ with Christianity does not stretch to exploring, discussing or even considering the … Continue reading
I liked Matthew Parris even when he was a Tory MP and it was unfashionable to like Tory MPs… I hate ending up in scraps with nice Anglicans and thoughtful Catholics because the Church of England and intelligent Catholicism are … Continue reading
Re â€œA Sharp Turn for the Supreme Court on Abortionâ€ (letters, April 20): I am a rheumatologist caring for a patient whose lupus nephritis is flaring. Her creatinine is rising as her platelet count falls, and she has failed to … Continue reading