Monthly Archives: February 2006

Department of I think we should be told

When a member of PETA dumped a skinned racoon in the soup plate of fur-clad fashionista Anna Wintour, did the doyenne of catwalk journettes say – as I hope she did – ‘Waiter, there’s a racoon in my soup’ as … Continue reading

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I am contemplating an extended entry on the less than entirely truthful picture of Revolutionary Feminism contained in ‘Lefties’ on BBC4 last night. It let Sheila Jeffries get away with far too much in her analysis of What Went Wrong … Continue reading

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A few things

Anne Atkins ( the vile ) did Thought for the Day this morning and managed to tell some serious untruths in the middle of excoriating the way people endlessly repeat lies. She mocked an acquaintance who maintained that Christians maintained … Continue reading

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A slow examination of my conscience in the course of which I will try to keep my temper

Clearly I am not the free speech fundamentalist I sometimes think I am, because, as my friend Shutters points out in his comments to the Sacranie post of a couple of weeks ago, I do seem to think that people … Continue reading

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There are a very few occasions when conceit takes me more or less into ecstasy. One of those occured this evening when I was looking for BSG plot summaries and discovered that one of the BSG sites is called Big … Continue reading

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Things that happen when you are doing something else

And I was going to write a serious post this evening about Muslim rage and the right to blaspheme and I was going to be so very wise the world would have beaten a path up my stairs and said, … Continue reading

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This is not as embarrassing as it looks.

After you die…Guardian Angel After death, you will exist as a guardian angel in order to protect your still-living loved ones. You might even inspire a classic Christmas movie. Take this quiz at QuizGalaxy.com Actually, though, part of the problem … Continue reading

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