Monthly Archives: September 2008


Jesus and Mo explain the difference between a cult and a religion. I thought the difference was at least 1,400 years… 

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The Ghost of Miguel Servetus

An excellent and eloquent statement by Austin Dacey in yesterday’s meeting of the Human Rights Council being held in Geneva.

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The Human Odyssey

I see that the cartoonist Martin Rowson has a new book coming out entitled Fuck: The Human Odyssey. It consists of a series of images tracing the human journey from its beginnings. The majority of the images have a speech … Continue reading

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The Chronophage

I’m a bit late coming to the party, but I do want to draw your attention to the marvellous work of engineering art that is the new Corpus Christi clock: the Chronophage. It was unveiled last week by Stephen Hawking. … Continue reading

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Hippisch Festijn 2008

This weekend saw the Hippisch Festijn 2008 – an annual international horse eventing spectacle – taking place in our neighbourhood. I went out this morning to take photos of the cross-country event.               The full … Continue reading

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Dear god, but I cannot believe how bad the new BBC series Merlin is. What a waste of some good actorly talents (John Hurt, for example) on a pile of utter crap.   Update: Mark Pickavance’s review puts into words the … Continue reading

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Moral Quandary

Abstruse Goose poses a moral quandary at the family reunion…

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