Monthly Archives: April 2005

Soft-soaping the pope

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For a bit of balance on the whole Pope issue, try Hans K?ng’s Hoffnungskrise am Ende eines allzu langen Pontifikats. The article is hosted on the website of ‘we-are-church’ , a group that the new pope did not have much … Continue reading Continue reading

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Musipedia – name that tune!

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Possibly the most amazing discovery I ever made on the web – Musipedia. I needed to find the name of a folk song that I know by ear, but couldn’t remember the title of for a copyright clearance form. Not … Continue reading Continue reading

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Ballet turn board

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At last, I’ve found it online, a version of the board which all my favourite Cubans practise turning with. For those who thought I was making it up, this TurnBoard is what I was talking about [NB: I’ve updated this link … Continue reading

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Labour party street-spam in Tooting

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Now you all know how much I love Tooting, and especially the terrific range of sweet shops, grocers and greengrocers. The glory of this area is its freedom from chain-stores and supermarkets, and the unique, colourful displays that each shop … Continue reading

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Man gets 9 years for spamming: hooray!

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The BBC reports that a Jeremy Jaynes, apparently the world’s eighth most prolific spammer has been sentenced to 9 years in jail. All we need is for a few more jail sentences like this and perhaps the spam will stop. … Continue reading Continue reading

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1841 and all that

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I finally made the effort to park my car in Longham Post Office on the way back to London this morning and photograph Longham United Reformed Church, something I’ve meant to do for years. It’s not that it’s beautiful or … Continue reading Continue reading

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