Archive for September 2002

Phew.

Monday, September 23rd, 2002

That was close.…

Clicking first and ranting later.

Thursday, September 19th, 2002

I would normally not read William Safire’s editorials because he doesn’t ever seem to contribute anything to my understanding of world affairs - he just says inflammatory stuff that ticks me off. But seeing as I have a personal interest in Ger…

Getting away with it.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2002

Maurice Papon, a French collaborator with the Nazis, has been released from prison after serving just three years of a ten year sentence, because his lawyers managed to convince a court of appeals that he was too old and sick to remain in jail.…

Desperate measures.

Tuesday, September 17th, 2002

Ah, it was inevitable (login: wrreaders). If you find yourself slipping behind in the polls in Europe, then play the immigration card. After all, it worked in 1999 for Roland Koch, who rode the wave of the CDU’s nasty petition campaign against dual…

Clickable draggable space fun

Saturday, September 14th, 2002

As a child, my first real love was for dinosaurs. Well, it was probably for hats, or anything that I could put on my head and pretend was a hat (shower caps, cardboard boxes, my toddler porta-potty). The dinosaur thing hit me when I got a bit older, thank…

Hit the road!

Monday, September 9th, 2002

This is simply the most amazing, wonderful thing I’ve seen on the Web in an age: Roadside America, "your online guide to offbeat tourist attractions". It is stuff like this that sends me into rapturous squeals of delight. Stuff like "…

September Revisited

Monday, September 9th, 2002

I don’t want to see it all again.…

Imaginary world

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2002

Isn’t the Internet great? A discussion on MetaFilter about one of my favorite children’s books (The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin) led me to Graham Leuschke’s site which led me to Lilly Tao’s GirlHacker site where I learned a fasci…

Tasteful music

Sunday, September 1st, 2002

Okay. I love food. And I love music. But this is just…odd.…