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Foreboding

From the Guardian: “Tories unveil US-style ad campaign“. Quote: The full-page advert in the Daily Mail, titled: “Reduce the Pressure”, contains the line: “Proper controls on immigration so our public services can cope. The Conservative party chairman, Caroline Spelman, said: “We believe this campaign shows the Conservatives’ commitment to new politics. Our posters, advertisements and […]

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What, this scar? Well, it’s a long story.

So I managed to injure myself today. Oddly I’d just been reading about Dave’s accidental self-harming in Siberia when Hunter decided to start prowling around my feet in a needy kind of way. This is par for the course on a weekend and so, despite still being half asleep, I decided to attempt one of […]

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Guitar Heroics

Having written almost 5,000 words this weekend, I finally cracked, went mildly insane and bought a copy of Guitar Hero III. I’m not proud, but it turns out that mashing the fretboard on a small plastic guitar in time with songs that you’d (mostly) never normally listen to is almost indecently amusing. On mentioning my […]

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Like, duh

From the WSJ, a quote attributed to Michelle Obama: “Barack,” she interjected, “Feel — don’t think!” Telling her husband his “over-thinking” during past debates had tripped him up with rival Hillary Clinton, she said: “Don’t get caught in the weeds. Be visceral. Use your heart — and your head.” Because, as we all know, the […]

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It’s an affliction

Strangest comment spam, ever, reproduced for your bewilderment: Author : genital herpes (IP: [redacted]) E-mail : [redacted] URL : http://[redacted] Whois : http://[redacted] Comment: <strong>genital herpes</strong> genital herpes And this was on a post about call centres. Somebody needs to tune their spam-bot – I think it’s caught something.

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