Month: August 2003

Politics

Alistair Campbell Resigns

Well it’s come a bit out of the blue, but he’s gone. I think it was fairly well expected that he’d be going some time...

Sport

Arsenal in Champions’ League

Just been watching the Champions’ League Draw on Sky Sports. You’ve never seen so many containers of balls in your life. I...

Politics

Tories Don’t Want To Shut BBCi Down – Just Review It

Ah. So that’s OK then. Anyone might otherwise think that the swiftest 180 degrees turn ever had just taken place....

Politics

Al Franken Interview

A nice piece on Salon interviewing Al Franken about his recent “run-in” with Fox News. It’s also interesting to read a...

News

Ryanair Suspends Flights to Strasbourg

In an interesting turn of events, Ryanair has suspended flights to Strasbourg after a court launched an investigation into Ryanair...

Politics

ID Card Pilot

So where abouts is the small market town where they’re going to test ID cards? I don’t suppose that it’ll take too long...

Misc

MITOCW

This is what the web’s about!...

Literature

Spiders

Spiders is an excellent web comic that I’ve seen referenced a couple of times in the last week....

News

Wilfred Thesiger

When one is awarded one’s degree at the ceremony, in my case in a large tent on the grounds of Bath University, it’s common...

Politics

Tories Would Shut Down BBC Website

Well how about that? The Tories would close down the BBCi website and BBC Three according to a story on Mediaguardian. That’s the way...