Monthly Archives: June 2009

Berlusconi and the Bums

Translation from La Stampa 18-06-2009, STAMPA, NAZIONALE, pag.3 “ Ex president Chirac “Silvio? His place was full of mags with pictures of nude girls. The french weekly “L’express interviewed Jacques Chirac who recalled two things about Silvio Berlusconi, “a bit … Continue reading

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Stress testing middle britain

William Hogarth. The Rakes Progress. No.2 The Levee. “The second scene sees Tom in his new palatial lodgings where he is holding a morning levée in the manner of a fashionable gentleman. Amongst the assorted visitors who have come to … Continue reading

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The revolution will be twittered

Been following events in Iran via Twitter. Must learn how to “read” (as in critically deconstruct) this raw multi media feed of rumour, news, comment and video . How have I experienced it? Certainly not in the same way as you … Continue reading

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