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In the news

Give me strength!

You know, sometimes I really should stop reading the internet. The world sometimes seems to be chock full of dickheads – take for example Sheriff Pat Hedges of San Luis Obispo County. This idiot has taken it upon himself to arrest a pharmacist for dispensing medical marijuana to a 17

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One small step

I’m a day late on this but yesterday was the 39th anniversary of one of the greatest events in the history of science – the very first lunar landing by Apollo 11. I think I can be forgiven for forgetting this particular anniversary as I was only about six weeks

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General Chunterings In the news

Reasons to be cheerful

If you believe everything (or even anything) you read in the papers then you’ve probably come to the conclusion that the economy is in a whole world of fecal matter. Insane oil prices have driven up costs for just about every business, house prices are diving and millions upon millions

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In the news Musical Notes

Almost famous

Our band recently played at a really interesting event in the village of Ruddington. It turns out that a survivor of the famous battle of Rorke’s Drift is buried in Ruddington and our band were called in to supply the music for a memorial service for those lost in the

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In the news The Interweb

George Carlin dies

Sadly, the title isn’t the start of a joke where George Carlin dies and goes to heaven, whereupon he has some amusing conversation with God. He really has died. Grammy-award winning comedian George Carlin, best known for his Seven Words You Can Never Say On TV routine, has died of

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Not all photographers are sex pests

It seems like nary a day goes by without reports of some poor photographer having his collar felt for taking part in their hobby. Boing Boing have this particular subject close to their hearts and are regularly reporting on incidents where people with cameras are finding their days spoiled by

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General Chunterings In the news TV and Film

The End is Nigh

I succeeded in getting exceptionally wet during my short walk into work this morning. It was raining, which is normal for this country but not something I particularly look forward to at six o’clock in the morning. It seems that we’re currently experiencing “the worst storm of the winter” according

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Are we being Greenwashed?

The BBC has a very interesting opinion piece from Rebecca Swift, the Director of Creative Planning at Getty Images. She’s written about the recent trends in advertising for businesses to make their products appear more environmentally friendly by using green images. As a company that generates imagery for the news

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