"They are neither dead nor alive, they are disappeared"

Saturday, 17 July 2010



Compare the two following paragraphs:

1. An engineer working on the first section of the Channel Tunnel has been electrocuted. The man died as a result of the incident which happened on Friday at about 19:40 GMT.... overhead wires along the first section of the railway carry 25,000 volts of electricity.
(BBC news)

A list of things my housemate has threatened to stick up my arse

Thursday, 8 July 2010


I gave one client the final push he needed towards quitting his job as global advertising executive for a huge (and often unethical) multi-national corporation, and another the correct pronounciation of the word 'bumfudge' - so it's going well.