Archive for May, 2007

A Party Political Broadcast On Behalf Of The Disenchanted

Friday, May 4, 2007 19:56 2 Comments

Okay, the various election results have been coming in across the country. Labour did poorly, although not as poorly as some had predicted; the Conservatives did well without exactly romping home, and the Liberal Democrats had ‘a mixed bag’. The Scottish and Welsh nationalists did well — remind me, why don’t we have English nationalists, [...]

This was posted under category: Life, Politics

Blogging against Disablism: Me vs Stephen Hawking

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 19:45 7 Comments

A few days ago I pointed out that Crippled Monkey (of BBC Ouch! fame) was promoting Blogging Against Disablism Day 2007. While I may be late, at least according to my time zone I’ve got a few hours left to spare. I plan to keep this as simple as possible, so here goes: How do [...]

This was posted under category: Accessibility, Blogging, Disability, Life, Politics

Heralding Natural Disaster

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 7:27 8 Comments

So I said at the beer festival we were probably due an earthquake somewhere. And we got one in the UK over the weekend. So last night a mate was saying that I had the ability to forecast (or prophesise) natural disaster. So I said: Don’t be silly. I said there would be a volcanic [...]

This was posted under category: Oddities, The Pickards