Monthly Archives: March 2008

RIP Panorama

Anyone else remember Panorama? It used to be an investigative journalism programme.  Now it seems to have turned into just another arm of the tabloid press. Tonight’s programme dealt with child prostitution and the alleged failure of the “authorities” to … Continue reading

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Old

There’s been some speculation of late on various blogs about what constitutes being “grown-up”. Although I realise that, for some people, being a parent automatically confers “grown-up” status on you,  I’ve always felt that, as I’ve never lived alone or been financially independent, … Continue reading

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Second Wind

I suppose saying “I like French cinema” is a bit vague, a bit like saying “I like red wine”.  OK, so let’s narrow it down.  I like French films.  I especially like the ones which feature Daniel Auteuil.  Now here … Continue reading

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When Gluttony and Sloth Just Aren’t Enough Any More.

The Vatican has added a list of 7 modern mortal sins to its original 7 deadly sins.  Apparently, people aren’t attending confession like they used to and this update is intended to get people flooding back to the confessional  in droves … Continue reading

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(S)he* Came In Through The Livingroom Window

I’ve been trying to think of a way to make light of something that happened chez Klein on Friday night.  But I can’t.  I’m just so bloody angry about it. While Brian and I were out with Daisy and her Swedish … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Window Cleaner*

1) I have NEVER cleaned all the windows in my house in one go. 2) There is one, very small, window in our hall which, for economic reasons, wasn’t replaced when we double glazed the rest of the house.  I … Continue reading

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