Monthly Archives: December 2010

Shahla Jahed

A lady called Shahla Jahed was hanged in Tehran earlier on this week. A shameful episode. Apparently she had been a so-called temporary wife of an international footballer & killed one of his 4 non-temporary wives. A temporary wife is … Continue reading

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World Cup bid

Can someone explain to me why England should want the World Cup? It’s bad enough having the Olympics. Yawn yawn yawn. What advantage is it to the UK, except that the World Cup unlike the Olympics, could show a profit. … Continue reading

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Crossrail and other prestige projects.

Crossrail is an interesting project. But is it necessary or even useful? The projected cost is 15.9 billion – billion – amazing. When the tube system is such rubbish, would it not be better to spend all that money & … Continue reading

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