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March 31st, 2009 (10:03 pm)



  • 00:48 Stayed in Oxford pub for far, far longer than expected, listening to informative spontaneous book and film reviews. #
  • 00:58 @tree_and_leaf I suppose that it was sacrificed in the end, but that's stretching the analogy... #
  • 01:03 @tree_and_leaf I find that it does that a lot - probably something to do with traffic. #
  • 12:17 @tree_and_leaf I was told that tables and stats are good things in humanities theses, as examiners tend to like them. #
  • 12:38 @Sammee42 Not much to entertain with here - reading live reports from the death of the English republic, from the royalist point of view. #
  • 12:39 Allegedly General Monck was offered the post of Legislator by those attempting to stop him bringing back the king, but he had already been #
  • 12:40 ...a dictator in Scotland, with power of life and death, and doesn't seem to have wanted to repeat the experience. #
  • 12:41 @Sammee42 We are now on daylight saving, so for 11:36am GMT, read 12:36pm BST... #
  • 12:59 Remembering that I'll be reviewing Planet of the Dead for This Way Up. #
  • 15:14 @tree_and_leaf I know of the supermarket group Booths. I once met various Taruithornites at their Keswick branch, unarranged. #
  • 19:47 @tree_and_leaf My vegetarian status was once compromised when I learned that every time I had boiled water, I had been drinking ant essence. #
  • 20:00 @tree_and_leaf This was at work at a magazine publisher ten years ago... #
  • 20:01 Being appalled and intrigued by 'ultra-Darwinist' theory of the meme, which seems an intellectual cop-out. #
  • 21:25 @tree_and_leaf I must forgive John Donne for being used by my middle school as propaganda. #
  • 21:49 Or I might have made that up. #
  • 21:59 @tree_and_leaf "No man is an island" was made to equate to "Children should be good sheep". #


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