Monthly Archives: June 2010

American 36

“Would you pick me up a pair of shorts while you’re there?” I was on the phone with Lisa, in America for the Easter holiday. She was making a shopping list as things tend to be a bit cheaper in … Continue reading

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PIP

Picture in Picture, I read the instructions, perhaps a bit unusual, but there are so many buttons on our new remote control that I had to resort to desperate measures. I learned something new. Push this button and a second … Continue reading

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Bloody Sunday

“I can’t believe the news today/I can’t close my eyes and make it go away.” The words of a pop song, meaningless in the ears of a teenaged American U2 fan, but a cry of anguish for those who suffered … Continue reading

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Cry Africa

I had to read the article more than once: £3.4 million ($5 M) paid out over ten years, to any African leader willing to step down from power after a free and fair election.  It’s still baffling to me. “Mo … Continue reading

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