Yearly Archives: 2006
So this morning at 0300GMT Saddam Hussein was hanged in Iraq [news.bbc.co.uk]. Hardly marking the end of anything, other than his life, as the extreme violence in Iraq continues unabated. Was it worthwhile? Probably not. But in a system that still employs the death penalty, he got what anyone else would have got. Whilst pondering [...]
Wow, in a fantastic piece of meta-news, I just noticed that this blog is now five years old! The first entry was my welcome entry on the 28th December 2001 and was, strangely enough, about turkey. No, not Turkey the country, just plain old turkey. Turkey sandwiches in fact. And now, five years later, we [...]
Today is the bit in-between Christmas and the New Year, which takes place shortly. We’ve eaten lots of turkey, and placed even more of it into the freezer for future consumption. Christmas was good to me, and I have had lots of nice things, to add to our collection of things. I now even have [...]
American Ted Dres probably didn’t bargain on being strangled to death by his pet Boa Constrictor [news.bbc.co.uk] when he bought it. That’s probably one of the dangers. In other odd news, Indian feamle athlete Santhi Soundararajan has failed a gender test [news.bbc.co.uk] and will lose her Asian Games silver medal. That’s really strange.
Aye. It looks like I’ve not updated in here for quite a while. As it goes, time files doesn’t it? It’s almost the end of another year. They are choosing the BBC Sports personality of the year just now on TV. Here’s a random photo of Missy and Charlie, so that this isn’t a text [...]