The Guardian has confirmed the rumours that it will be resizing to Berliner format this autumn. The Observer will follow early next year. Update: Oh. They’ll be full colour too. Update: Changed link to a very similar-looking story in the business section (which doesn’t require registration).
Tony Blair is banging on again about how a protest vote against the Iraq war will let in a Tory government. Let’s get a few things straight. If I don’t vote Labour, then it’s not just a protest vote against the war in Iraq. It’s also a protest vote against foundation hospitals, ID cards, top-up… Continue reading Don’t Mention The War
According to an article in today’s Guardian, the Bangles are back. And it’s not a second too soon as far as I’m concerned. I’m now going to have Going Down To Liverpool stuck in my head all day.
The Guardian covers the important issues as always. A woman’s relationship with her pubic hair is ever so complicated All of me
A few days ago I wrote something asking how George Bush and Tony Blair could reconcile going to war against Iraq with their christian beliefs. On Sunday, the Independent on Sunday asked similar (but more polite) questions to Tony Blair. his answers are interesting, but (to my mind) ultimately unconvincing.
The Guardian had an article today about how the media seems to to be full of people writing about the angst of becoming 40. Apparently there are more TV shows about the subject in the pipeline. Is the media controled by people the same age as me? They also had a section on 40 things… Continue reading 40-something is the new 30-something
The Guardian asked a number of well-known “doves” what their alternative would be to war. Their replies make interesting reading. The consensus seems to be that there’s still no good reason to do anything and that the onus should be on the “hawks” to say why we need to do something. I was particularly impressed… Continue reading If not war, then what?
One of the first entries I made here was about how I’d given up drinking. I’m still sticking to that many months later, so I found this article from today’s Observer very interesting.