What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-01-10

Certain of the Masters of the Bazaar - Mr Stones, Mr Apples and Mr Wines, and possibly others - s... http://fallenlondon.com/c/3522 # Longrider is good on Anjem Choudary: http://bit.ly/5CiYsj # Icelandic president bottles out, bows to public demand to steal our money: http://bit.ly/4F06ax # Remind me not to go on Twitter between 10pm and 11pm … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-01-10

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-01-03

Bloomberg to close its non-business news team, outsource European coverage to the Daily Sport: http://bit.ly/6jKSjT # INSTRUCTIONS: 1) read this headline: http://bit.ly/6gBgBi 2) despair 3) emigrate. I hate NIMBYs and BANANAs *so* much... # ...and it's particularly sad to see T Pratchett on the side of the arseholes: http://bit.ly/5hsbwb # Brilliant piece on Crooked Timber … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-01-03

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-27

Yes, English libel law v bad, etc. But wouldn't it be lovely if R Pachauri busted & ruined the odious Richard North? http://bit.ly/7Uycj9 # Added bonus to #ratm Number 1 - it annoys po-faced far-right arseholes like this chap: http://bit.ly/7GSlAG # RT @sueperkins: Middleaged woman on bus - 'Christmas is such a FUN time of … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-27

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-20

Is NEF funded by evil right-wing big business, to spread the belief that lefties are idiots who understand fuck all? http://bit.ly/5xKBHL # If so, its latest report would be an impressive piece of work, and not merely a *facepalm* *spang* *facepalm* disgrace. # Enjoying the way @NewStatesman is currently deploying server-side ad-blocking; wonder if it'll … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-20

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-13

RT @RadioKate Arriving at my home tube station late last night I was greeted by this fantastic/unexpected sight! http://twitpic.com/sebvd # Excellent piece from Unity at LC on the distinction between AGW sceptics (good) and deniers (crazy): http://bit.ly/7QO71y # Bring Back Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle: http://bit.ly/3kHra - after 1,000 series, the BBC will have almost atoned … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-13

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-06

LHR most destination is JFK according to BAA website, Paris not in top 5 http://bit.ly/1F3EkB (@hackneye @leylandrichard) # People who use the word "personally", in the context of "that's not what I personally like" etc, should be hanged. Personally. # I hate people who occupy seats on crowded trains with their bags too, but this … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2009-12-06

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From Ars Technica, enlightening the 'net neutrality' debate, a piece on the corrupt institutions and robber barons who hijacked the Victorian equivalent of the Internet. This digression was interesting: The result was the infamous Credit Mobilier scandal of the 1870s... Rather than license the construction of the Union Pacific railroad to an independent contractor, its … Continue reading Mmm, tempura morays