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Steve Jobs and two old posts on Apple and MacOS

Steve Jobs died yesterday, at the age of 56. That is a young age to die these days. Had he been healthy, we could have expected another thirty years of his influence… now he’s gone. Very sad. I didn’t like

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Totalitarian thought training courtesy of The Guardian

The increasingly sinister Guardian has a neat brainwashing article: Environment criminals build $10bn empire on ivory, timber and skins Criminal syndicates are earning more than $10bn a year from a booming environmental crime business in rainforest logging, the trade in

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Posted in Insanity, life, People, Someone Stupid Said, wtf?

Is Unassisted Childbirth Safe? You bet it is!

Whilst googling around today for the uses of colloidal silver after reading an extraordinarily inflammatory post that I wont trouble you with, I wandered onto some facts about how children are being born in the USA. It is now the

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Posted in Beautiful, Home Schooling, life, Medicine, Someone Clever Said, Told You So, Yes yes yes!

Modern trends in crushed calcium

Most of my life, say since the age of fourteen, I have used only one brand of toothpaste (except emergencies). One of the common ones, but probably the least popular in that it doesn’t taste of birthday cake or doughnuts.

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You can tell it's broken when…

… the greed of a few bankers costs you your house … people scuffle over bags of rice in Walmart stores … and it gets mapped on GoogleEarth … BP announce 48% increases in profits, as petrol hits £1.10 a

Posted in Idiocracy, Insanity, life


Posted in Art, life

How one thing leads to another

I’ve just listened to Faultline’s ‘Colder Closer’ side 2. Forgotten how much I like it. Reminds me of buying a Pole LP and listening to it for months at 33, loving it…. Then one day a ‘friend’ tells me ‘shouldn’t

Posted in Art, Astonishing, Beautiful, life, Music

Tom Ravenscroft

I just had an eerie experience. Whilst surfing around, I went to the Paul Smith site, which has a section called ‘music’. In there, is a link to Tom Ravenscroft. Tom Ravenscroft is the son of John Peel. He does

Posted in Beautiful, life, Music, People

Who among you are the Nazis?

By Dorothy Thompson Published August 1941 It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I

Posted in Astonishing, History, life, People, Post Tipping Point, Someone Clever Said