For the Fallen

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There is little else to mention here today as everything else pales into insignificance. Draft posts have me pondering the moaners of the world and listing pet peeves, all of which seems so petty. Remembrance Sunday seems old-fashioned and trite at times but fundamentally it is worth taking time not to remember but to consider….

Gotta laugh

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Role of the blog is a fun little article by the BBC News website. I’ll pull out a few quotes and let you all have a little giggle, shall I? In their eyes, those bloggers at the US political conventions ceased to be bloggers the moment they accepted their accreditation. … “What began as a…

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Faked photos

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Doubt cast on Iraq torture photos. As usual, some people in ‘blogland’ are ahead of the game.

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Confused

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Warning: this post will NOT induce a cheery happy persona. So, Bush has made his address and assured people that “as Germany and Japan can attest, we are liberators”. Nice touch there. Then you read that the U.S. is Planting WMDs in Iraq, and that gets you wondering. Then you are sent a link, from…

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Clare Short

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Clare Short quits post over Iraq. Bravo.

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Cultural gestures

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As ever, the BBC News website realises that it is not just it’s job to tell the news but to make sure people understand what is going on. Recent pictures from Iraq have shown the men taking to the streets, beating their chests, holding up clay discs and hitting pictures of Saddam with their shoes….

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Catching up

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The return of Superstars – Whatever happened to Brian Jacks? BT get a new logo Blogging Brits gets some publicity. And lots of stuff about Iraq, John Simpson etc etc… Right that’s the ‘news’ outta the way… on with the blogs!

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WarYes I know the war in Iraq has started.No I don’t really want to talk about it on here. There are many thousands of other blogs that will/are doing that. I will mention it in passing no doubt but I am steering clear. Mainly because I don’t know who to believe or trust, and ultimately…

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IraqWar or conviction.

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WarWith the headlines currently dominated by the, seemingly imminent, war against Iraq, it may do us all good to pause today and remember the horrors that have past. Holocaust Memorial Day 2003 – Children and the Holocaust.

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Clash of GlobalizationsBear with me, I don’t comment on political situations often but I’ve been meaning to note down something about this for a while now… Under a backdrop of a war no-one outside the government seems to want, I’ve been trying to look at the bigger picture. One article that has helped me get…

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Iraq NavigatorOnce again the BBC show why their news website is top of the heap.Iraq navigator.

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GlobalisationIf you have read the book No Logo, or even pop by the website now and again, you should find this article interesting: America: Enemy of globalisation “Globalisation is not Americanisation. Rather, the onrushing process of globalisation will render America just another country. In this context, the looming conflict in Iraq should be seen not…

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Warpigs

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I’ve been thinking about this topic recently, and have been trying to tie down my thoughts so that I wouldn’t just ramble like a lunatic (Hey! I heard that!). But whaddya know, Gert has gone and done it already. Read what she has to say about the current situation brewing around Iraq.