Monthly Archives: July 2007

The Glasgow airport attack

Apparently, according to every newspaper I’ve seen this morning the mastermind behind the car bomb campaign was a neuro-surgeon working in the NHS.  I’m not sure which is more worrying: that doctors are involved in these outrages (and is there … Continue reading

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Ricky Gervais tribute

Under the cut a tribute to Ricky Gervais who died last night.

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When you see this, post a quotation from Doctor Who on your Livejournal.

“There are some corners of the universe which have bred the most terrible things. Things that act against everything we believe in. They must be fought.”  from The Moonbase

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Uri Geller’s Doctor Who based experiment

I would like everyone reading this (and anyone else you can ask) to think about Gordon Brown on Wednesday at 12.15 precisely to see if we can make him float and glow.  If we can all do this, Gordon will be imbued … Continue reading

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Radio 5 Live callers on the Diana Concert

“Soulless morons performing for soulless morons in tribute to a soulless moron.” “All this rain is Diana in heaven weeping for the world.  Why can’t we let her rest in peace.”

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Zeitgeist books

Robert McCrum has an article today on zeitgeist books.  Perhaps unsurprisingly (it is a former London publishing editor after all) there is a dearth of Scottish fiction on his list as he asserts at one point that British writers only write … Continue reading

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Russell’s big ideas – Last of the Time Lords

A long time ago in a Whoniverse far far away Russell “Television” Davies revealed that the climax of the third new series of Doctor Who was going to something familiar to viewers of science fiction, but not to viewers of … Continue reading

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