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Birthday message… and a bit of a whoopsie

As promised… Happy Birthday Coire! Hope you have a really good day!

And, in other news, apologies for the fact that the site ‘went a bit weird’ for the last twelve hours or so. I’d love to say it was someone else’s fault, but it wasn’t. It was mine. Entirely. Wrong button you see.

I always told you people like me shouldn’t have their finger on the button. Any button. Oops.

I know I claim that this is a topical blog, and the biggest (and most predictable) story of the year has just broken… Apparently, some very ill and frail (some say moribund) 69 year-old pensioner is to be hanged in a country that is claimed to be free, fair, and modern.

But, meh, it’s my blog and I’ll post crap if I want to… And anyway, it’s not like it’s the first time this guy has been sentenced to death – and it didn’t seem to do much in the 1950s. Everyone complains that ‘life’ doesn’t mean ‘life’ – it seems ‘death’ doesn’t necessarily mean ‘death’, either. 😉

This post was filed under: Miscellaneous, News and Comment.

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Comments and responses

Comment from Coire


    21.45, 08/11/2006

Yeay!Thankyou! :o) Had a lovely day, but our WendyWu can tel you all! xx


Comment from Coire


    21.46, 08/11/2006

grrr… I don’t get your smilies!


Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)


    21.49, 08/11/2006

Hehe… I will make sure I find out all about it! The smilies are a bit unusual… They’re mainly two characters, eg : plus ) equals 🙂 – I didn’t design them, blame the WordPress software!




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