Monthly Archives: September 2004

wet dream

last night I played waterpolo with Brad Pitt. we were on opposing teams but it wasn’t a particularly competitive game & anyhow spent more time diving to the bottom of the deep-end to prove some point which made sense at … Continue reading

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insincere and dishonest

Compare this article on Guardian online today ‘He’s just sleeping, I kept telling myself’ On Sunday, 13 Iraqis were killed and dozens injured in Baghdad when US helicopters fired on a crowd of unarmed civilians. G2 columnist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, who … Continue reading

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Caspar’s Patented Antidote (to this): THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF LIFE: Living on Earth is corrosive, and everything you do has a price that others will pay. How long a minute can be doesn’t stop us from ignoring urgent issues year … Continue reading

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One of those mind-virus things that make you feel sick: THE POSITIVE SIDE OF LIFE: Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year. How long a minute is depends on what … Continue reading

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Blimey O’Filey!

It’s moving at a snail’s pace – but it may be evolution in action Scientists are staking out part of Yorkshire’s coastline to monitor the apparent birth of an animal species – an exceptionally unusual chance to record evolution in … Continue reading

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no-one is interested in my tale of transport woe and I know it isn’t interesting and only so woeful. but it will help me calm my breathing. 0730 – Alarm goes off at Ailsa’s. It is warm and pleasant in … Continue reading

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Oblomov? Why bother?

If there was ever a book group book [i]not[/i] to read it is probably Oblomov, Ivan Alexsandrovich Goncharov sums up my experience pretty accurately But the flower of life opened up and bore no fruit. Oblomov sobered down, and only … Continue reading

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