Happy reformation day!

Thanks to Blandus Rex for pointing out that today was important for other reasons. On this day in 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses to the door of the church at Wittenberg and changed the course of history.It seems that Haloween has seen some interesting events- according to the History Channel this was also the day that Stalins body was removed from Lenins tomb and the day Houdini died "Houdini had been talking to a group of students after a lecture in Montreal when he commented on … [Read more...]

Abortion laws 'to be challenged'

Abortion laws in the UK may fall foul of the European constitution.Professor Jack Scarisbrick, national director of the charity Life, said he was confident they could win. 'If you have a law which says special needs children can be killed, you are clearly practising eugenics,' he told BBC News Online. 'It is weeding out substandard human beings.' "Of course UK laws are not fully applied as it is- the law states that abortion is allowed only where the life or health of mother or child are … [Read more...]

Daniel Bedingfield finds naked woman in his bath

The Mirror reports: "HE'S used to adoring fans throwing themselves at him but the last thing Daniel Bedingfield expected was to find one of them soaking in his bath."I know some of you are thinking some guys have all the luck, but I would imagine this was actually quite a distressing experience for the famously celibate rockstar. … [Read more...]

Blogging from my hotel

After being in three different European countries in two days its great t be able to blog from the comfort of my hotel room. I was lucky enough to be delayed at Heathrow the other day so that in fact from my waiting lounge window I got a perfect view of the last three commercial landings of concorde. This made me think of several things. 1stly life is about being in the right place at the right time and mostly that is about luck. 2nd despite the first point those who suceed in life are those … [Read more...]

Leadership on the web

The Obvious? states "for leaders who have forgotten how to talk like human beings, who are so used to being in charge that they think they are above the fray of human interest and human passion: as we get used to more humane and egalitarian conversations on the Web, we never want to go back to those leaders and companies who only know how to talk down to us. So, what lessons do we learn about leadership on the Web? That the people we pay attention to are the ones who speak not at us and not to … [Read more...]

'This will tear the fabric of our communion'

'This will tear the fabric of our communion' say the primates of the Church of England … [Read more...]

More on the Passion

Faced with the possiblility of not getting a distributor, Mel Gibson's the passion is causing great interest on the internet- take a look at this site, vote, register your interest and view the trailer. … [Read more...]

Labour hopes the Tories never reach Planet Portillo

This interesting article argues Tony Blair is probably glad that Portillo has never made it to the top of the Tory Party. It also makes the point that Portillo who is also appearing as a single mum for a weak is currently on holiday allegedly to ensure that no one thinks that he is trying to destabilise IDS. … [Read more...]

A belated apology…….

The family of an English missionary who was eaten by Fijian tribespeople 136 years ago are to receive an apology. … [Read more...]

Weblogs with ISSNs?

Is a weblog an online serial publication? Can it then be given an ISSN a bit like an ISBN? It seems it depends where you live! … [Read more...]