Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Sweeping it under the carpet

Banksy is up to (no) good again. More excellent, witty comment. My fave was the one of the two London coppers snogging ;-)

Unique Tag

Friday, May 19, 2006

Safety Boy

Safety Boy Flange Spreader

Reading about Palestine-Israel

A list of books that will give you the past and recent history, and different aspects, of the Palestine-Israel conflict, can be found at: Amazon - "So you'd like to... be an anti-Zionist".

Why has the US been willing to set aside its own security and that of many of its allies in order to advance the interests of another state? This book discusses why the Israeli lobby’s campaign to quash debate about Israel is unhealthy for democracy, and why it is bad for Israel. See:

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Giant Spam Factory

My amusement at Google being (finally) branded "Evil after all" bears out my impressions from the interview process: Google has turned into a giant ad-machine. Even their apparently funky Google Maps applications like Google Taxi are basically just clever adverts for private hire companies.

Their wannabe angelic stance is revealed as just posturing for their shareholders. LOL

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Old new expletive

Thanks to the literary provenance of the libertine Earl of Rochester, I have a splendid new expletive, to used in place of others such as "my feckin' arse", "screw me", and "christ on a cracker": My Smoking Prick. It's from some particularly ripe stanzas beginning By All Love's Soft, Yet Mighty Powers