Month: November 2004

News

Threat Level: Made Up

Channel Four news publish “Snowmail” – a daily update of what’s going to be in tonight’s show programme....

Politics

Scaremongering in the UK

So it was the Queen’s Speech today in Parliament and we see an upsurge in scaremongering by Labour as reasoning is given for schemes...

Technology

Dixons Banishes VHS

The news was abuzz was the story that Dixons is no longer going to be selling VCRs once its current stock has run out. This strikes me as a...

Sport

Fergie and the Beeb

Mediaguardian are reporting that Fergie has extended his boycott of the BBC for life. Frankly, he deserves a dressing down from the FA for...

Media

Eat My Goal

I ended up as a late replacement for the Virgin Radio team in the Eat My Goal football quiz this evening at the CC Club. I was definitely...

Misc

DVD

So my cheapo Currys DVD player seems to have died on me. Or rather it’s dead when it’s in the setup with my TV; every time I...

Books

Ralph’s Party

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Misc

MPH ’04

Exhibitions and trade fairs inspire mixed feelings in me. On the one hand, there’s the excitement of vast halls of interesting stands...

Books

A Small Death in Lisbon

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Politics

Presidential Libraries

I’ve just been watching President Clinton (rightly, that should be ex-President Clinton, but it’s one of those things that you...