a collection of comments, rants and revelations on just about anything.
the occasional amusing quote. the occasional valid point.
the posts i rode in on
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John Birmingham – I totally agree!!! read a stunningly brilliant take on Generation X as it is today, by Mat Honan, here
In 1770, Capt James Cook parked his boat in Kurnell, Botany Bay, Australia and met some local people – as you do. These locals, as a gift of friendship after noticing Cook didn’t have any, gave him a boomerang and … Continue reading
Garry Glitter, former Glam rocker (though I use the word rocker incredibly loosely – more just to give you an idea of what he aspired to be, not what he actually was) is now into kiddies. He’s been done in … Continue reading
Further to my last post about how proud I am of Britain scoring so well in the olympics – I take it all back. Just because they’re bad winners. On UK television this morning they tore shreds into the Australian … Continue reading
Anyone who’s been out of touch with the world for the last few days, I have news. The Olympics have started. Yep, that ritual athletic testing that started in an ancient foreign land as a way of challenging soldiers has … Continue reading
the rich getting richer? not as much as before, it seems.. but the poor are still paying the biggest price..
Heard on the news this morning that Lloyds TSB, one of the UK’s biggest banks, has had a 70% drop in profit this quarter. I started cheering, thinking perhaps this can be a score for the little guy, to prove … Continue reading