Archive for December, 2007

New Year

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

I'll be offline for a few days because I'm going up north to stay at a friend's beach house. Happy New Year everyone! :-)

Not surprising at all

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

You Are 100% Feminist You are a total feminist. This doesn't mean you're a man hater (in fact, you may be a man). You just think that men and women should be treated equally. It's a simple idea but somehow complicated for the world to put into action. Are You a Feminist? But I ...

Unicef Photo of the Year by Stephanie Sinclair

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

A 40-year-old man, Mohammad, marries an eleven-year-old girl, Ghulam. He says he's going to send her to school. But the women of the village don't believe him, and judging from the terror on her face, neither does Ghulam. So much for the war on terror freeing girls in Afghanistan. I ...

Anti-Xmas Song

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Here's a dour Scottish antidote to all those bloody comfort and joy xmas songs: We're All Going To Die by Malcolm Middleton

The Future of Reading

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

In a word: creepy.