Donkey on the Edge

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Site update

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(Friday 2 August– works still in progress) I was making some moodboards in illustrator the other day and hit “outline” ? which got me this groovy background pattern of random boxes…

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Had lunch with Sven yesterday

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Hadn’t seen the man in years (literally). It was strangely reassuring - he hadn’t changed a bit, still the same high-energy unstoppable force of nature :-) He has moved on from being London’s top celebrity photographer to television director which is pretty darn exciting as this is basically his life-long dream. Sven’s wife Mandy (Amanda Burton, the actress) and girls are good too - his wee baby is now a teen-ager (shudder).

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More liberal winging

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What is going around here? Can you believe the British government wants to remove the double jeopardy rule, make previous convictions admissible in court and do away with jury trial in some cases. No legal student, I couldn’t tell you why the double jeopardy rule exists, only that without it, a government can simply keep locking up and trying dissentors.

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Wear a yellow ribbon

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Does anybody else find the thought of Israel building walls around Palestinian enclaves disturbing? Can you say Warsaw? I guess the next step on the road to a peaceful settlement will be the mandatory wearing of yellow crescents? Anyway, here’s a more considered response

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Who hosed Nick’s imac

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Ooops… Tell you what, kextunload is intense. Imagine editing the kernel via an ssh conection. It was fun til I killed the usb bus completely (no keyboard no mouse)

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Are you listening?

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nato davos enron wto chechnya milosovic afghanistan cyberterrorism network terror waco oklahoma suicide bomber iraq iran ngo gmo homeland security ashcroft cia nsa fbi saddam hussein chemical weapon mass destruction bush cheney reagan hemp opium bin laden al qaeda andersen cocaine ecstasy anthrax bolivia black helicopters dirty bomb arafat khaddafi taliban (textism.com).

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Blogchalk

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I’m sure Blogchalk is a just silly trick to get people to publish this sentence (must be an evil backstory somewhere…): Google! DayPop! This is my blogchalk: English, United Kingdom, London, West Hampstead, Dug, Male, 36-40!

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