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Tag Archives: Current Affairs

Fly-fishing in the High Tatras

I was looking to see if there’s any fly-fishing in the remote part of Slovakia containing the High Tatras. This website tells me that It is forbidden in the trout … Continue reading

29 December, 2009 · Leave a comment

Questioning mortality assumptions

UPDATE (11 May 2009): I see that Tim Bray has just twittered about this — mild glow at having been slightly ahead of that curve (hey, it’s been a slow … Continue reading

14 April, 2009 · Leave a comment

BBC pusillanimity

Amidst all the furore about the decision by the management of the BBC not to show a charity appeal to help the homeless of Gaza, not many people are actually … Continue reading

26 January, 2009 · Leave a comment

from the streets of Rangoon

News from Burma: > Today security forces shot at protesters killing 8 and injuring many and arrested many in the city center.They also used many tear gas but the monks … Continue reading

26 September, 2007 · Leave a comment