Middle England

There’s a characteristically stupid article by Digby Anderson in/on the Telegraphy today in which he laments the decline of the British race etc etc etc. Middle England, reinvented, is actually bringing great blessings to Barcelona, courtesy of Ryanair. This afternoon I was lounging around in an exquisitely decorated ladyboy café, hoping to get served before…

New Abramovich yacht pictures

He’s got bath in his boat and I’ve got a boat in my bath, so I can’t really see why the world’s media only wants to interview Roman Abramovich. Anyway, here are some more photos (previous post) which I have received of the Pelorus undergoing what look like hull rib repairs, this time in Malta,…

Insolvent abuse

With the famous three monkeys in charge of the local press, it is often easier to follow historical fraud cases than their modern counterparts. There’s an ultra-cool conference coming up called Justice and Money in History (ie French history) at the University of Bourgogne/Burgundy, which will cover subjects of local interest such as the C17th…