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on Wednesday May 15th, 2013 at 10:14 AMTheres a remarkable piece in the New Yorker about how President Obama is grappling with his wrenching dilemma over what to do about Syria. Its one of those examples of American journalism that gives you a genuine feel for the atmosphere behind the scenes and of how, in the words of one former US [...]
on Wednesday May 15th, 2013 at 10:11 AMThe revolution is not a dinner party, Chairman Mao famously said. Tell that to Khaled al-Hamad, the rogue rebel leader who had himself videoed biting into the heart he had just cut out of a Syrian regime soldier, now circulating wildly on the internet. We dont actually see him consume the organ, but he appears [...]
on Wednesday May 15th, 2013 at 09:50 AM
Well, here we go again! Its hard to believe I am getting ready to leave today for my third BlogPaws Conference!! This year I am determined to stay the entire duration and respectfully ask that all hurricanes stay away from Tysons Corner, VA. I cant wait for the infamous cheesecake to see my old blogging buddies, as well as to catch up with other bloggers that I have not had the pleasure of meeting yet. I am also looking forward to attending some great seminars and doing some serious...
on Wednesday May 15th, 2013 at 09:43 AMEd Miliband has been talking to Cafod, the Catholic Churchs Left-leaning (to put it mildly) overseas aid/climate change lobby. Who can blame him? At a time when the Labour leader is feeling unloved by his own supporters, its reassuring to spend time with people who thoroughly approve of the direction in which hes pushing his [...]
on Wednesday May 15th, 2013 at 09:40 AMLike 10 million other internet users, I found this Pumpcast News viral video, produced by the cult American television programme The Tonight Show, both hilarious and inspiring. Hilarious, because well, just because. And inspiring because of the unalloyed joie de vivre and presence of mind demonstrated by the couple after being caught unawares. If [...]
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on Wednesday May 15th, 2013 at 08:27 AMThis picutre has nothing to do with this post but was taken in Helston on the way back from a lovely hostelry called the Blue Anchor. "Look," said Mr B. "There's a good shot." Last week I was fortunate enough to see Matthew Bournes production of Sleeping Beauty at the Hippodrome in Bristol. For those of you who arent balletomanes (and I know many arent), Matthew Bournes ballets are most un-ballet like, as reflected in his audience, which ranged from age 8 to 90, of both sexes. He is an...