It’s a pain to edit html in a web page. So I am trying a blog client called Drivel. This is a test to see if it works.
Monthly Archives: November 2007
The shortlist for world player of the year was announced today. The list is Ronaldo (with the magic feet) Messi Kaka It’s hard to choose between them – but they can’t give it Messi because he is only 20 and … Continue reading
Here’s the common thread that runs through half-a-dozen news stories every day. Yesterday, for example: a schoolteacher arrested and charged in Sudan for allowing children to call a teddy bear Muhammad; the poor, ethnically mixed housing estates around Paris going … Continue reading
Who knew that browsing through the available themes would actually change the theme for the whole site? Where did my old theme go? Oh well. I didn’t like it much anyway.
What are the chances that my wife (actually, wife’s friend Rose) would take a random picture over London and get a picture of the flat where I used to live in Senrab St? (you can just make out my flat … Continue reading
Because I will never forget that the only reason that Iâ€™m standing here today is because somebody, somewhere stood up for me when it was risky. Stood up when it was hard. Stood up when it wasnâ€™t popular. And because … Continue reading
Since the real Wikipedia is tainted by reality’s well-known liberal bias, conservatives now have their very own source of reliable information, Conservapedia. Truthiness now has a life of its own. Maybe it’s evolving? Unlike the entry for Theory of Evolution … Continue reading
I only had 15 minutes when I nipped into B&N during Jazz’s piano lesson and I wanted to pick up a copy of V for Vendetta for Dylan. Since he had dressed as him for Halloween, I thought it only … Continue reading
The BBC is awesome. This is the kind of programme that only the BBC can make and is likely to cause me to say something that will merit the response “Why don’t you go back to your own country then?”. … Continue reading
Still catching up on my book reviews here… I have read a bunch of books about philosophers but I have never before read a book about philosophy. The trouble with reading about philosophers is that by that time you have … Continue reading