mr. zilla goes to town

Thursday, August 31, 2006

how green was my valley

Ferdinand Egede would be a perfectly normal farmer if it weren't for that loud cracking noise.

Global warming got you down? At least someone's happy...

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

our tomato

I would say she's one of the most underrated photographers about, except she isn't - in fact there's an enormous photo she took of yours truly in the window of Oxford's premier bookstore that's testament to the fact. Not to mention the recent commissions, publications, sold pieces and 2007 calendar her work is already a feature of.

So hop off today's train a stop early, and stay for a while at Wisteria Station.


Saturday, August 19, 2006

Everybody thinks there was a conspiracy at Abu Ghraib. Everybody thinks there was an order from high up, or that somebody in command must have known. Everybody is wrong. Nobody in command knew about the abuse, because nobody in command cared enough to find out. That was the real problem. The entire command structure was oblivious, living in their own little worlds. So it wasn’t a conspiracy — it was negligence, plain and simple. They were all fucking clueless.

Joe Darby, the Abu Ghraib whistleblower, tells his story. Compelling.

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Terrorists are amongst us.

Don't believe me? Here's proof.

Monday, August 14, 2006

blog, interrupted

Regular sporadic blog service will resume here at some point. In the meantime, here's something catchy to sing to yourself next time you're waiting to be strip-searched in the airport queue...