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Who makes rain-mates?

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This rain-mate business (see below) is beginning to really bother me. How could something that helped define a generation just disappear, or rather, not appear at all on the net? Interesting that the web-searcher’s bible, the tutorial at Berkeley on … Continue reading Continue reading

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Power, Dominion and Freddie Mercury

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In these post-Soviet days, it’s quite a surprise to see something that looks every bit like a statue of Lenin towering over a miniaturized public outside the Dominion Theatre in Tottenham Court Road. There is such a surfeit of signs … Continue reading Continue reading

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Theremins and Shoppoleths

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I am the first person to celebrate the wonderfulness of the web, and the fact that you can buy almost anything from anywhere at the touch of a button, but I wonder sometimes if shopping in the real world is … Continue reading

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God Bless Framley

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The more I hear Alastair Campbell whinge about the media, the more I want to bury my head in The Framley Examiner. There is an uncanny, though not surprising similarity between the Campbell story and the “Bush asks Congress for … Continue reading Continue reading

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Don’t let your cat flap

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From the Hendon & Finchley Times, invaluable advice on Keeping Your Pets Safe from Al Qaeda. Here’s something I wouldn’t have thought of if the bomb dropped: “In the event of an instruction to stay at home, remember to lock … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cat Bowling

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Somehow I just knew that there was such a thing as Cat Bowling Continue reading

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