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Thoughts before the week ends

Thought for the day: All people in positions of authority are mildly paranoid.
Go on, discuss.
I mean, seriously, when was the last time any of you reading this had an idea that was taken up by their superiors without being co-opted in a distinctly paranoia-geared manner? Or responded to something in a ‘well, you’re gong to [...]

Why are you reading this? Go outside and do something useful instead.

Today, the letters page. Young Simon Gurr writes:
“Hi Tom,
just a quick one, I had to point out this Daily Mail priceless gaffe to you.
From the website today, ‘Start collecting our new British Classics DVDs now’, http://tinyurl.com/8n9sln:
“With this fabulous collection of classic adaptations of all time greats, you are sure to find a drama THE WHOLE [...]

Er, Um, What?

There was a reason for writing this, but I can’t quite recall what it was right at the present moment. It’s been a busy day.
I could point out, though, that it’s Brunel’s Two Hundred and Second birthday tomorrow, so you can all either go and stand on the tracks (please make sure there isn’t a [...]

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