From today’s Guardian: The US government was closely involved in planning the Israeli campaign in Lebanon, even before Hizbullah seized two Israeli soldiers in a cross border raids in July. … several Israeli officials visited Washington, separately, ‘to get a green light for the bombing operation and to find out … Continue reading
Ron Mueck’s Spooning Couple, currently showing at the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh. “And yet … all is not well. They are not as comfortable, as relaxed, as they seem at first. Both sets of eyes are open – without eye contact. They are thinking. In silence. About what? … Continue reading
Well ‘3’ have so far handled my cancellation really well. If it wasn’t for the offshore call centres I’d still be with them as the prices and coverage are second to none. I just got annoyed when the customer service information was different than that on the website, and when … Continue reading
Well you could get one at this little development in Dubai. “Prices start at Â£100,000 for a one-bedroom flat with a shared pool and go up to Â£3.8million for one of the 90,000 sq ft plots on the end of each frond.”
It seems that my negotiations over my new phone were not as done and dusted as I believed. I received a letter today telling me my new handset was on the way (6 days after it arrived) and that I had upgraded to the TALK AND TEXT 600 package, the … Continue reading
Dicta (noun) – Plural of dictum Dictum (noun) – An authoritative statement; a formal pronouncement. Didactic (adj) – Intended to instruct; Morally instructive. Dichotomy (noun) – Division into two usually contradictory parts or opinions.
My new Nokia N70 is pretty much the same as my old Nokia 6630. It’s about twice as fast and better looking but it has the same Operating System and screen size. It does have a camera which is twice the resolution – keeping me from buying a new digital … Continue reading
A new series by Armando Iannucci called Time Trumpet starts tonight on BBC2. I hope it’s as funny as the trailers make it out to be. Also, here’s some wonderful pictures of Broadstairs and Margate beaches. See, I told you they were nice! And if you think the summers of … Continue reading