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Monthly Archives: March, 2008

The Darker Side of Facebook

Following on from Tololy’s post earlier this month, Facebook has just taken a tragically darker turn: A young Saudi Arabian woman was murdered by her father for chatting on the social … Continue reading

March 31, 2008 · 4 Comments

The Furnishoe

With Prada’s latest creation, the Waves Flower Pumps, the fashion house is clearly engaged in a bid to trump last year’s monstrous crocs in the mortifyingly peculiar shoe stakes. I … Continue reading

March 30, 2008 · Leave a comment

Wilde about Oscar

During my jaunt to Durham last week, I found myself without a television, the Internet, or a book. To while away those torpidly dull evenings, I popped into a nearby … Continue reading

March 28, 2008 · 1 Comment

Disad-Vantage Point

Having taken my fill of children’s movies these past months, a hasty decision was made last night to catch a political thriller. Not paying too much attention to the film’s … Continue reading

March 26, 2008 · 1 Comment

New York City’s Alternative Energy Source

Girl #1: Why is it so hot in here? Girl #2: Hobo farts. –1 train station, 168th St via Overheard in New York, Mar 24, 2008

March 25, 2008 · Leave a comment

A Home Is Not A Home…

…when the enemy moves right on in: Six years ago, Abdul-Latif Nasif and his two brothers built their family home on one of the hills over-looking the West Bank city … Continue reading

March 25, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Winner Takes It All…

…unless they are from the Middle East region, in which case their entry towards the Eighth Annual Weblog Awards has been slightly curtailed as the category of ‘Best African or … Continue reading

March 24, 2008 · 6 Comments