Month: December 2003

Misc

Harry’s Baptism

Congratulations to young Harry Bowie, my nephew, on his baptism today. (What a coincidence that he was born the day Saddam’s statue...

News

Saddam Captured

It came as something as a suprise, since I thought that he would be holed up in some far flung corner of the globe, but Saddam...

Books

Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

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Music

Michael Kamen

I’ve only just learnt that composer Michael Kamen has died at the age of 55. Only a couple of weeks ago, I was transferring my...

Media

BBC Charter Review

The DCMS have an initiative aimed at gaining responses to how the BBC’s Charter Review should procede. There’s a website as...

Literature

John Le Carré

An awesome piece by John Le Carré in The Observer this weekend, about his father Ronnie....

Films

Touching The Void

In 1985 Joe Simpson and Simon Yates, a pair of young climbers, went to Peru to climb an unscaled face of a 21,000 ft Andean mountain, Siula...

TV

BBC4

Nice piece in today’s Guardian about BBC4 by Toby Young. Sadly the one problem is that Freeview isn’t available universally,...

Internet

Weather’s Broken

My weather page is bust because the BBC have changed their format. Some reprogramming’s in order…...

Books

Road to McCarthy

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