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By Permission of Heaven – The Story of the Great Fire of London

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Just finished reading Adrian Tinniswood’s history of the great fire of London, By Permission of Heaven published by Pimlico. Came across it in a discount book shop but I’d have been happy to have paid full price. It’s starts with a fascinating day by day account of the fire itself and then moves onto the […]

Finally West Wing Season 7

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

Finally got to see the 7th and final season of the West Wing. Although I thought the final episode itself lacked something I have to say that the season itself was well worth watching.

Imagine

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Well all the usual suspects turned up on tonights Imagine. Look bloggers. One of them blogs about – GASP – sex! Look YouTube. Look Wikipedia. Look some bands from MySpace. The record companies didn’t make them! Yet not one mention of old fashioned pictures or words what are we 10ish years into the "revolution" (their […]

This Message Will Self Destruct in 5 Seconds…

Sunday, May 14th, 2006

Sorry couldn’t resist the title. I bet if I did a search I’d find hundreds like it already. What can I say it is a classic line. Well hats off to Mr Abrams. The best of the franchise so far. I liked the first one but it lacked the team element for most of the […]

Civ IV First Impressions

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

I gave in and bought Civ IV on Saturday. Normally I don’t pick up a game till its dropped in price but I’ve been a big Civ fan for a long time. On the plus side its very pretty. On the minus side it didn’t seem very challenging (but I was playing on the easiest […]

Good Night and Good Luck

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Just went to see “Good Night and Good Luck”. The cinematography was stunning. The cast outstanding and played their parts well. The story well structured. It dealt with important topics in an intelligent way. But… Maybe not being American it didn’t have the impact or maybe knowing the outcome left it without any feeling of […]

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