Yes. I was a little excited by that headline too but the story in the Argus turned out to have nothing to do with the singer from The Police and everything to do with the Sussex Police and Brighton & Hove council instead.
Entries from March 31st, 2008
March 30th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Music
Last week the Foo Fighters were playing in Toronto.Â At the end of the obligatory drum solo by Taylor Hawkins, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson from Rush wandered onto the stage with their instruments and launched into YYZ with Hawkins playing drums for them. The world is divided into those to whom this means nothing […]
March 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Technology
Sometimes I am a late adopter of technology, often when I can appreciate the cleverness of something but just don’t see the need for it myself.Â Mobile phones are a case in point.Â I like to know what they are capable of, and I am endlessly impressed by what they can do, but I am […]
March 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Language unification · Life
I can see why Portugal (and Brazil, Angola and the rest) would want to standardize the different variations of Portugese spoken around the world.Â The Spanish must have similar issues with the Latin American and European versions diverging a bit, and let’s not start on what the Americans and Aussies do to English.
March 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Its a start · Politics
Team Labour managed to improve on last month’s runners-up prize and won by a significant margin in Horsham tonight.Â At the Broadbridge Heath village hall quiz night…
March 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Politics
A couple of Harvard PhD students have been studying MPs’ earnings, and seem to have come up with no great surprises.Â They seem to have been using information from wills to see how much ex-MPs were worth when they died, and comparing them to will from parliamentary candidates who didn’t get elected but were in […]
March 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Life
The other night we sat down to watch Planet Terror.Â Â Jayne rented it as a surprise and a treat for me because she knows that I really like Zombie films and Robert Rodriguez films so a Zombie film directed by Rodriguez was a no-brainer. ((That phrase still makes me laugh.Â Anyone who has seen the […]
March 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Worthing wood · Life
There must be something in the water down in Worthing…Â There is some video at the Argus demonstrating how the wood on the beach there could have been cleared by using Star Trek spaceships.Â Fools.Â Have they forgotten that the beach is guarded by daleks?
March 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Oh Yes! · Music
According to Planet Rock, Yes are doing a world tour this year.Â Its the classic line-up except for Rick Wakeman, who is being replaced by his son for the tour.