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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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Auf Wiedersehen Pet II

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The pet death business is larger and stranger than I thought: you can even take a Hoegh Pet Casket Factory Tour in Michigan, Hoegh being the Microsoft of the pet death trade, as this page of special offers shows. For … Continue reading

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Aufwiedersehen, Pet

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Daniel and I cringe and wonder whether anyone would dream of sending condolences by e-card, in a conversation about the status of email compared to the letter (will we one day buy The Collected Emails of Famous Author X, for … Continue reading Continue reading

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Time to shred your wings

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Another one for the moth-hating community (by popular request): this time the Insect Vac or Moth Killer. It’s not often you read advertising blurb that contains the words ‘attractive’, ‘ornamental’ and ‘quickly shred the insect apart’ in the same paragraph. … Continue reading

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