From the daily archives:

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Definitive Top Ten Films of All Time: The Sight And Sound 10 Yearly Poll

August 1, 2012

Today was a big day for film fans.  Sight and Sound magazine released its poll of the Best Films of All Time.  You might be thinking, so what?  Aren’t such lists ten a penny.  The answer to that is that there are loads of polls out there, but the Sight and Sound poll comes as […]

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#514: 2009, The Leisure Society, Come To Your Senses

August 1, 2012

I think it is still George Osborne theme week on Songs To Learn And Sing. I have to say I’ve not found it an inspiring theme  don’t really like associating any music to our beloved Chancellor. Anyway, I’ve gone for another straightforward message to Gideon.  Unsurprisingly, my first direct message doesn’t look like it’s going to work […]

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Iraq and a lesson in folly

August 1, 2012

Amidst all the pomp and excitement of the Olympics and the continued terrible news in Syria, I happened across some awful statistics – get this: this July saw the most violence and highest number of deaths in Iraq for two years with 325 people killed including 241 civilians, 40 police and 24 soldiers. The deaths […]

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