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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.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Many thanks for your understanding.

Pre-budget statement? African earthquake? Saddam trial?

No way… Not when there’s ‘MAN OFFERS GIRL, 11, LIFT IN HIS CAR‘. Stop the presses!

You’ve got to love local news:

The man … is believed to be in his 40s and bald, with only a little bit of hair at the sides

You really couldn’t make it up.

This 770th post was filed under: Headliner, Media.






More posts worth reading

What I’ve been reading this month (published 5th October 2017)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 3rd September 2017)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 5th August 2017)

What happened in Birmingham? (published 10th July 2005)

Dixons to stop selling anything. To anyone. Ever. (published 17th August 2006)

G24: What a brilliant idea! (published 29th July 2006)

Desktop app of the week: Autograph (published 11th July 2012)


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