In this week’s Crawley Observer there was a letter following up last week’s story about the proposed demolition of the old cinema in Brighton Road.Â I had meant to make some comment on the story at the time and just never got round to it, but not because of the cinema.
Entries from April 30th, 2009
April 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Life
I think I have to hold my hands up, turn in my anorak, and admit that I am not a real blogger for three reasons: Left a whole week between posts Most serious bloggers can’t leave it seven hours, let alone seven days Offered no explanation for the week of silence And I am still [...]
April 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Music
…and damn you Spotify and damn my inquisitiveness too, for they have all combined to expose me to the worst piece of music I have heard in a long time. Possibly for ever.
April 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Music
Even better than listening to Tanzwut is reading the entry about them on Wikipedia: it is straight from the file marked couldn’t-make-it-up.
April 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Politics
Today I set off to collect signatures for my nomination papers for the local elections. Anybody who has never stood for elections might be surprised by the number of forms that need to be filled in:
The latest revelations about Francis Maude’s financial arrangements helped to remind me just why it is that I am standing against him – not so that I can pick up several directorships and some extra property instead, but because it is just plain wrong.
My tiny car is now a tiny bit smaller.Â Â I set out today to get signatures on my nomination papers for the forthcoming local elections and got rear-ended at some traffic lights. I have had someone roll into the back of me in traffic queues before, with such slight a impact that there was not [...]
April 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Life
I don’t feel the need to read this article in Bioethics, or the Journal of Professional Ethics: just the title is depressing enough… Moral expertise: the problem in the professional ethics of professional ethicists
April 19th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Life
Young Rojo seems to have no shame.Â His favourite position for relaxing, and even sleeping is on his back with legs spread wide, and losing his testicles hasn’t changed his habits at all. Photo included for proof. And he is still fascinated by water and loves getting wet.Â There is something not right about him, [...]
April 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Life, Technology
That circular graphic will be a familiar sight to anybody who has had the misfortune to use ITV’s miserable ITV Player as I did this evening to watch Primeval.Â Â Tonight was the 4th episode and the 3rd that I have had to watch this way, having forgotten it was on. I’m not sure which is [...]