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Great series of autobiographical posts over at crumbling loaf/fiasco/whatever. He may have deleted them by the time you read this, though. It’s the ultimate ephermeral blog, is _ (as it’s currently titled). The lack of permanence is kind of compelling. It’s also really hermetic – I can’t remember him ever linking to any other site. …

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mad dogs and englishmen

The novelty of suncream, insect repellent and daily doses of anti-malarials soon wears off. But the novelty of not having to be at work or do household stuff… doesn’t, even if we have to pay for this for most of next year. There are “big things” people go to Uganda for, and we certainly did …

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white man in kampala palais

“‘We have terrible problems with servants here. Stealing and so on. Let me know when you’re ready to get one and I’ll put out the word. Otherwise you’ll just get someone one of the other expats has sacked.’ ‘I don’t know if I’ll really want one,’ I said, finishing my molten mouthful. ‘I think I’d …

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attack on entebbe

“Much of Africa would […] be crossed off my list of of possible pleasure trips with small children.” Your Child Abroad: A Travel Health Guide by Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth and Dr Matthew Ellis (Bradt Travel Guides, Chalfont St Peter, 2005) My better half reckons the reason I was taken to one side at Heathrow was …

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updates and stuff

http://www.alexfergusson.com – for the lowdown on TV’s Alternative and Psychic, and beyond. Matt on Jah Warrior sevens. Turning Neoism into Money. More musings on anarchopunk and 80s counter culture over at Green Galloway, especially the entry entitled: The forgetting of history- a Crass conversation A nice retrospective on the Psychick Warriors ov Gaia. Wicked ultra-left …

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Things I have found out about ebay this week

I’m having a bit of a clear out of stuff which is really gnarly to fondle occasionally, but very rarely gets listened to. And I have discovered that: 1) If you’re selling stuff you get stats on how many people are watching your items. 2) My obsession with watching items I am selling far outweighs …

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I return from holiday to find…

…Comments on the blog from punks and retarded boneheads. Oh and 700 spam comments as well. I thought I’d sorted all that, but clearly the price of blogging is eternal vigilance, errr or something.. …That Dubversion has (sadly, but probably inevitably) given up the blogging ghost over at Pounding System while Martin has continued to …

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