Monthly Archives: October 2006

London Memorial Meeting

Finishing my book on time meant I hadn’t got round to an account of this sparsely attended, but still extraordinary occasion, and, as it happens, there was a fine account of it here. My thanks to ffutures for pointing it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Just to remind everyone, the London John M. Ford memorial meeting is tomorrow evening at the Star Tavern in Belgrave Mews. The room will be available from 6, though I don’t plan to start proceedings until 7. Anyone who wants … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Just to remind everyone, the John M. Ford memorial meeting is tomorrow evening at the Star Tavern in Belgrave Mews. The room will be available from 6, though I don’t plan to start proceedings until 7. Anyone who wants to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Superheroes!

So, I have a first draft of the whole damn thing, and two weeks to revise it in. Given the mess I was last summer, and the various problems I’ve had this, fifteen months is not bad…I delivered Teen Dreams … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 16 Comments

More government nonsense

I am appalled at the recent request by Tessa Jowell that university lecturers spy on their Islamic students in an attempt to identify possible terrorists. And for two reasons, the first of which is that university lecturers are not trained … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 45 Comments

More bloody god-bothering

I am appalled by this. Not just by the predictable line taken by Blair and Kelly – and who thought it would be a good idea for Kelly’s number two at Equality to be another Christian? – but by Johnson’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 16 Comments

Several things that no-one has been saying

1. Isn’t it a little bit of a coincidence that Jack Straw’s article about his dislike for the veil became a big story in the immediate aftermath of the Conservative Party Conference? And pretty much knocked extended post-mortems of whether … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 49 Comments