What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-08-01

RT @madeupstats: 2 out of 3 fugitive Serbian warlords is now a social media consultant. # Good morning Melbourne. In posh hotel with lovely @chrissiem: yay. She has to spend day at conference and I have to spend day writing: boo! # Although both parties are a bit lacking on the humane-to-refugees front, not having … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-08-01

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-25

"the one genuine example of 'political correctness' is the one that stops us from saying 'racist' to describe racism" http://bit.ly/dnL8mD # Yet another entry in the LONG 'reasons to loathe and despise #Singapore' file: http://bit.ly/aORW6Z # Metrics on Times paywall experiment: http://bit.ly/blw5gi - in short, web paywall FAIL, iPad paid app WIN. Or "the Guardian … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-25

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-18

These guys reckon Australia is top per capita at CO2 emissions: http://bit.ly/6YSl0V @ozcjr # And always twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom... RT @JuliaGillard We [are] shaping a better future, going forward not back. # Great piece on the illiberal stupidity of banning the veil: http://nyti.ms/b62QYG (via @sunnysingh_sw6) # Haha, Fresher's Week-tastic: http://bit.ly/cDsZj9 - yay representative … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-18

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-11

Great Jim Henley piece on 'high road' vs 'low road' policies (eg diplomacy vs war, or investigation vs torture): http://bit.ly/cokCqu # Weird to watch people commenting on the Megrahi case as if he were the Lockerbie bomber. While, as a Libyan intelligence officer, he's... # ...doubtless a nasty piece of work, his (and, indeed, Libya's) … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-11

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-04

Martin Amis & Shed #swapwordinfilmwithshed #swapwordinfilmwithmartinamis # The Unbearable Shed of Martin Amis #swapwordinfilmwithshed #swapwordinfilmwithmartinamis # RT @anattendantlord Bring Me The Shed of Martin Amis #swapwordinfilmwithshed #swapwordinfilmwithmartinamis # "Tottenham Hotspurtable"? - http://bit.ly/9Ws52e - #typosthatsoundfilthy # "equivalent of defecating on the steps of the Vatican" - no, defecating on steps of Vatican would be a *good … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-07-04

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-06-27

Snaptu is much uglier than Nokia Communities, but has the massive advantage that, erm, it works. #nokiafail # Blimey. The Penrith result doesn't look good for the whole 'avoiding PM Abbott' thing. *prepares to be deported as undesirable alien* # Half-relatedly, only realised today that Tony's originally a Pom. Sorry about that, guys. # Even … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-06-27

What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-06-20

Off to the Belgian Beer Cafe. Belgian beer FTW. # No Belgian beer available, so drank Australian beer as well. Which is nearly as good. Now #ebz o'clock http://fallenlondon.com/c/115119 # RT @feral_pigeon peck at rob green's humble pie # Amusing spammers are OK by me: RT @diamondauction But for my lawyer, I’d still be in … Continue reading What I’ve been up to, week ending 2010-06-20