Unlikely neighbours

Right there, cheek by jowl, barely a cigarette paper between them in The Spectator: Melanie Philips on Iran’s plans for the West and Fergal Keane on the suffering of the Lebanese.

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Love this app

Diigo is kind of del.icio.us meets local browser bookmarks meets those sticky note apps that were all over the place a few years ago. Bookmark stuff, annotate it so other Diigo users can read your notes, highlight text, post to your blog, to del.icio.us and a dozen other sites. Everything even slightly bookmarky actually –… Continue reading Love this app

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Love these guys

Really: two bright geeks (well, one bright geek and one with a nice personality) reading out stories from Digg while drinking beer – I’ve been addicted for a couple of months now. It shouldn’t work but it’s quite brilliant. You’ll have to subscribe to the video podcast to see them in action (which, I guess,… Continue reading Love these guys

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Beards, morality

The thing to remember about Hezbollah is that they’re not heroes, saviours or defenders, just stinky ultra-beards, fascists (‘Islamofascists‘ Hitchens would call them), contemptible, opportunistic, morally vaccuous. They’re organised, effective and modern in their operations but incoherent, Ignorant and mediaeval in their ideology. What they really remind me of is an earlier generation of witless… Continue reading Beards, morality

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Spitting nails in London W1

Passing The New Piccadilly today I got chatting with Lorenzo, the owner. His battle with the landlords isn’t going well… (More pics here).

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