Yay. So Obama won pretty convincingly in the end and this is undoubtedly a landmark moment for the USA – an African American becoming President 45 years after Martin Luther King stood at the Lincoln Memorial shows how far, despite large pockets of (disturbing) ignorance, the USA has come. His widespread support makes it clear [...]
Am I the only person more than a little shocked at the Ross/Brand Prank Calls fiasco? And I don’t mean the fact they did it but the mass bloody hysteria that has built up around it. 18,000 complaints!? Where do they find these people (here I suspect – BBC Have Your Say, the megaphone of [...]
Northern Rock – nationalised. Bradford & Bingley – nationalised. Lloyds TSB – part nationalised. RBS – part nationalised. Did I miss any? Hardly matters as the way it’s going they’ll all be that way soon enough. I’m not an economist and I don’t understand bear and bull markets, commercial paper and any other jargon you [...]
I had to post this – hilarious. Expect a Beatles tribute band in about 15 years I suspect. Check out the bow at the end as well!
I just bought the latest Oasis album from iTunes and it occurred to me this is the first full album I’ve acquired since Arcade Fire’s Neon Bible last year (I ‘acquired’ this from Ed). The last physical album I actually bought was X&Y by Coldplay (for all Coldplay-haters, no stoning till I blow the whistle – [...]
Well, the guitar is still coming along slowly. Not badly, but slowly due to a lack of time dedication as much as anything else. I’ve been learning to play tennis as well; with more success as a result of the fact I am always doing it for 2 hours every Monday. I can play the [...]