Monthly Archives: April 2006
Dear Stan Labovitch, I’m not sure how, at the same time, mob rule can be both appeased and subverted. Or do you only use “democracy” to refer to rule by mobs from the Home Counties, or their French equivalents? Yours … Continue reading
Local hardware store Leigh & Sons is closing, which is apart from anything else a minor human tragedy: 150 years of family-owned business has come to an end. Sympathising with the woman who was working on the till on Tuesday, … Continue reading
Montgolfier Hrududu, that’s what they called it. Him. Her. Well, “Montgolfier Hrududu Kirkcaldy” now or, in a pinch, “Bastard”.
With my driving test out of the way I have both a large amount of undirected energy and slightly crazed good intentions—as K. says, it’s the effect of “my house is a squash and a squeeze”, which is almost certainly … Continue reading
Items I’m bidding on (1-2 of 2 items) Kwik-n-go battery charger Current price £15.99 Postage cost £8.00 Bids 1 Decal & transfer set Current price £4.99 Postage cost £0.60 Bids 1 Items I’m selling (1-3 of 3 items) The Highway … Continue reading
Sat at my desk, working myself up to a departure from my lunch break and rejoining the flow of the project I’m working on, I found my social faculties temporarily suspended just as the key change arrived on Frank Black’s … Continue reading