Monthly Archives: May 2011

Off To Ben Nevis

On Saturday morning, myself and 9 friends are off to Scotland for the final part of our 3 Peaks challenge – Ben Nevis. The plan is to climb on Sunday, weather permitting, but we have arranged our schedule so that … Continue reading

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Today Is The Rapture, According To Nutty Christian

According to Harold Camping, today is the Rapture, which means it is the day on which true Christian believers will be taken up to heaven, while the rest of us (some 97%) will die in a massive earthquake. It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Memoirs Of A Geisha, by Arthur Golden

Having never read the book or seen the film, I was quite pleased to spot this is a second-hand book shop a few months ago. The novel tells the story of Sayuri, a successful geisha living in the Gion district … Continue reading

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E4 Loses Glee

I’ve just heard that E4 has pulled out of the bidding for the next series of Glee, because it was too expensive. That means it will probably end up on Sky, which I don’t have. This keeps happening! First it … Continue reading

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Stupid People Staying Away From Rome In Fear Of Earthquake

Thousands of people have apparently left Rome over the last few days over a fear that it will be destroyed today in a giant earthquake, according to the BBC. The quake was predicted by Raffaele Benandi, who died in 1979. … Continue reading

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One For The Tennis Fans

Just a quick blog tonight. Check out this incredible shot Rafael Nadal hit in the Madrid final against Novak Djokovic: Not only did he successful hit a shot between his own legs but it was a winner and it was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Thor (3D)

This film had great reviews, which is a little unusual for a superhero blockbuster, so I was looking forward to seeing it. It wasn’t quite as good as had I hoped, but I enjoyed it. Apparently, Thor is a superhero … Continue reading

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The Referendum: Yes Or No To AV?

On Thursday, the UK will vote in our first referendum since the seventies. We will get to decide whether we switch our electoral system from first past the post to the alternative vote method. First Past The Post Our current … Continue reading

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Bin Laden Killed In Pakistan Raid

Yesterday it was announced that the US military and intelligence services had finally located US ‘Public Enemy Number 1’ Osama Bin Laden, the Al Qaeda leader responsible to the September 11th attacks, among other terrorist atrocities. A Navy Seals team … Continue reading

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