Monthly Archives: November 2005

I am more or less fascinated by the story in e.g. the Guardian and here http://www.news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/bristol/4457828.stm about the guy who was told by his gym to cover up his hairy armpits. Aside from the aesthetofascism aspect of the situation, there … Continue reading

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Roz spends a day at the cinema

The great rewatch of Veronica Mars proceeds apace, except that I was out this pm and my sweetie decided to watch the last four episodes by herself, having got belatedly hooked. Incidentally, she worked out Lilly’s killer after ten episodes, … Continue reading

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For obvious reasons

And of course it is that time of the year… http://www.rememberingourdead.org/day/ I remembered all my dead only a couple of weeks ago, and the transgendered dead people that I knew were in there. When I think of all the risks … Continue reading

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I meant to say, I’ve just read Joshua Zeitz’s excellent book on flappers and discovered that there was a New Yorker Jazz Age journo called Lois Long. A very famous one. Presumably Siegel and Schuster were thinking of her when … Continue reading

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If things were not bad enough, it would appear that Tony Blair has locked us into a wartime alliance with a country that commits serious war crimes as a matter of policy. http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,,1643679,00.html I am not denying that the British … Continue reading

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When I booted up this evening, for the first time, I got a screen full of wingdings and smileys, in a sort of harlequin effect. I rebooted, and Safe would not load; I rebooted again and everything was fine except … Continue reading

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Hackery

And another piece of journalism for those who are interested.

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