Monthly Archives: August 2009

So the thing about cultural stereotypes is that the few Americans who are ironic are REALLY REALLY ironic

My other bugbear du jour, apart from the whole NHS thing I’ve been torturing you with lately, is the moon landing conspiracy theory. Long rants are appropriate, but they can be condensed quite easily into two things. The first is … Continue reading

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Looking Tidy

fOwl has a very slightly new look! How exciting! Looking Tidy Link this Entry

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Glorious Thymes

The blog hasn’t been very picture-y lately, so I’m going to share an image which I know you’ll enjoy: That’s right, kids – the Swindler is riding the Record, a bike he found in a skip when up against the … Continue reading

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Whoa

This may have been out for ages, but I only just found it! I don’t like music videos as a rule, but this is absolutely fantastic and you should definitely watch it in full right now. Whoa Link this Entry

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I'm going to start writing "Reality" TV with those inverted commas, like when Private Eye talk about New Labour

Superficially superficial, this is in fact an extremely important piece of journalism. I’m going to start writing “Reality” TV with those inverted commas, like when Private Eye talk about New Labour Link this Entry

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Le Summer

The trick is not to go on summer holiday so much as it is to spend a week or so doing a grand tour of other people’s summer holidays. Here’s the synopsis: Aberdovey – The Swindler and I embarked on … Continue reading

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I won't say this in twitter in case MJ12 see it

A study has found that 40% of tweets are pointless. Not as pointless as that study, though? I won’t say this in twitter in case MJ12 see it Link this Entry

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Continuing to be slightly more serious, but not about that

I should probably get a camera and start taking photographs, because (1) the Swindler never sends me any of the photos he takes because he doesn’t know what the internet is, and (2) I run the serious risk of forgetting … Continue reading

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Slightly more serious #2

So it seems I wasn’t the only one who noticed that whole “NHS are Evil” thing. Since I last looked, #welovethenhshas been trending hard on twitter, apparently crashing the site yesterday when I went camping (there were up to 1000 … Continue reading

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Meanwhile

Ooooh I’m Antony Gormley, I’m really fucking subversive Meanwhile Link this Entry

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