Month: June 2004

Misc

Trivial Things That Annoy Me #1

Carefully sidestepping any mention of last night’s football, I just wanted to sound off on something that is so trivial and so...

TV

ITV1/ITV2 Scheduling

Do the respective schedulers of ITV1 and ITV2 talk to one another much I wonder? I only ask because I note that ITV are trying to get...

Literature

Bloomsday Tomorrow

Memo to self: Really must read some James Joyce at some point....

Science

Transit of Venus

There are some wonderful images from the Transit of Venus across the Sun on Tuesday. Obviously I wanted to observe this myself in the best...

Misc

Cinema Chattering

A story that I can empathise with enormously in today’s Guardian. I hate all the chatting that people think they can get away with in...

Books

The Small Boat of Great Sorrows

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Books

Around the World in Eighty Days

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Books

A Question of Blood

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Films

Good Bye Lenin

It’s apparently very important that this film is Good Bye Lenin, and not Goodbye Lenin. I can’t say why really – not...

Films

The Day After Tomorrow

The science in this is dubious in the extreme, but you go to see a film like this for the special effects and the ride. I admit that I...