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Warning: This post was published more than 11 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might have changed in the 11 years since I wrote this post.
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Many thanks for your understanding.

Lots of good stuff around to read at the moment, but most of it doesn’t feel deserving of a full post – mainly because there’s nothing more I can say about it. So I’m putting it all in this post instead.

Andrew Brown wonders, quite rightly, what’s happened to Terry Schiavo’s autopsy results, which we were promised very quickly after her death. Where have they got to, and why haven’t we heard anything about them?

Hopping back just over a week, Sarah Left is amusing herself about the fact that bloggers are always asking for straight answers to straight questions, and now they’ve got a straight ‘Nee’ from the Dutch, they’re not entirely sure what to make of it. She links to Edward at A Fist full of Euros, who send us over to The FT for a list of twenty reasons why ‘Nee’ doesn’t really mean ‘No’. Good grief.

Also on the Newsblog, Jane Perrone reports about a shocking discovery by NASA, who discovered space suits for space spies in a room that no-one had opened. And to think NASA say they’re underfunded – they have rooms that haven’t even been opened for years, let alone used.

Nothing to Declare tell us that the Daily Express have finally lost patience with their readership, after their front page announcement that “94% of you believe Diana was murdered”. NTD always makes me smile.

And finally, b3ta have announced the winners in their Phallic Logo Awards (via Onlineblog). As they say:

The game designers across the nation are playing is; can they design a logo and get it approved without the client realising it’s a big spurting penis?

From the results, at least, it appears they can.

This 621st post was filed under: Headliner.






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What I’ve been reading this month (published 4th March 2017)

Photo-a-day 107: South Shields (published 13th May 2014)

Decision making with Gordon Brown (published 23rd April 2008)

A Week in My Life: Friday (published 4th February 2005)

Photo-a-day 84: My watch (published 24th March 2012)


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