Category Archives: Politics

cheap louis vuitton handbags 19683

The works have swept across ‘Vogue’,
louis vuitton outlet, ‘W’,
louis vuitton outlet, ‘New Yorker’ and ‘Vanity Fair’ Executives on the trend goods business in the face of sudden changes in the luxury goods industry seems to be caught off guard6% to 8 Which includes Foampositie ‘s’ Olympic ‘and’ Ben Gordon ‘color,
Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

It’s an ill wind

The British climate has suddenly remembered that it is November and that our end of the planet is veering ever away from all things warm and well-lit. From my office window, I watched some brave few of our students pick … Continue reading

Posted in NaBloPoMo 2010, Politics | Leave a comment

Library Etiquette

You’ll be pleased to read that I spent my lunch-break writing away at the Possible Fiction. Why yes, of course you’ve got to wait. Fiction is bloody difficult. It has to make sense, it has to amuse, the reader has … Continue reading

Posted in Bibliothecaria, NaBloPoMo 2010, Politics | 3 Comments

The faithless faithful

Just this week, a young (oh, so young) woman was convicted of stabbing a Member of Parliament. She was deeply religious. Her motivation was, apparently, that the MP had voted for the war in Iraq, and the particular branch of … Continue reading

Posted in NaBloPoMo 2010, Politics | 4 Comments

Here is my oar. In Boston Harbo[u]r.

Dear USA, You must understand that most of my understanding of Tea Party politics comes from The Guardian and the BBC. The Guardian, I agree, is a rather woolly-liberal left-of-centre rag, but the BBC? Prides itself on making sure both … Continue reading

Posted in NaBloPoMo 2010, Politics | 3 Comments

Obama BAMAMA

I got home this evening vaguely pissed off with the entire universe and especially those parts of it that have got to their mid-forties without realising that, actually, they are not entitled to stand in the train doors and bellow … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, University | 11 Comments

Pirates of the Iron Road

(It is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. I am so sorry). I think I may have mentioned, on occasion, that when stressy, I lose the off-switch for my brain and develop insomnia (fret me not with your counsel, I … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, The Capacious Hold-All | 6 Comments

Fit for purpose

In that I haven’t been; fit for purpose, that is. First I had surgery (results, inconclusive, difference to health, indeterminable owing to vast quantities of drugs I am plying myself with), then I caught flu and spent two weeks staring … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, The Capacious Hold-All | 7 Comments

Letting things get under my skin; or, being an idiot

I assume you all know about the failed car-bomb attacks we’ve been having lately. As you can imagine, discovering your local tube is closed off by stern people in neon jackets is a bore, and being told the perpetrators are … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, The Capacious Hold-All | 12 Comments

I only went out to get a sandwich

And I came back with a whole new Prime Minister. Now, I did spend a few possibly delusional months, some time ago, announcing that I thought Gordon Brown could well be a good PM. I am no longer nearly so … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 3 Comments