Friday, March 23, 2007

Manual asphyxiation. Entire team fingerprinted. More than one person necessary for the killing to take place, according to police; the death of Bob Woolmer, coach of the Pakistan cricket rabble, is looking more and more suspicious.

Still, at least they beat Zimbabwe. It really is sad how destroyed a sport can be.

Peter Briffa brings a personal perspective, or retrospective.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Commonsense, wit, openness, generosity- all qualites displayed by writer and journalist Cathy Seipp, who died on Wednesday at the age of 49.

I will miss that click. Her work is archived though, here.

Sorry for my absence.

I've been really busy and then when had an hour or two a strange phenomenon of non-connectivity came over my computer. Back now.

I have been taking a few mins most days to follow Mark Steyn's coverage of the Conrad Black trial.

Following this and some of the stuff surrounding the Scooter Libby trial makes me wish America had a Dickens to follow these Jarndycian affairs. No offence to Mark Steyn, he's doing a great job, and maybe the novel is waiting until later, as it was with Dickens.

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