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Month: March 2009

Trip To London

A fascinating, stimulating and challenging day yesterday. Most interesting and most enjoyable. Didn’t take too many photos going up but after the session was finished I dropped by the Bok Shop, Cybercandy and Covent Garden. See the photos I did take on my Flickr photostream.

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Lahore Aftermath

There are no winners in this situation. There are injured, bereaved, scared, scarred, those who will be denied the chance to see their heroes in the flesh, those who will be lost to cricket as a result, those who may lose their jobs because things will be changed out of necessity and many more.

I wanted to write about the test matches recently finished. I can’t bring myself to. If I’m this stunned think how people in Lahore must feel.

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Lies, Damn Lies And Statistics

Do you know how many CCTV cameras catch sight of you during your average workday?

Does David Aaronovitch?

I’ll leave you with a quote from “Burst The Bubble” by Company Of Snakes (featuring the classic Whitesnake guys Micky Moody, Bernie Marsden, Neil Murray)

“CCTV and MI5 and all points in between. They aren’t keeping your house safe, they’re just spying by degrees. There’s an eye in the sky and it’s looking straight at you. If you don’t keep your copy clean your dirty laundry’s news”

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Tense Day Ahead

In the current test matches, Australia and South Africa are battling to go 1-0 up in the series and it’s tight. In Barbados England have to bat through the day to avoid defeat against the West Indies. Memories of their 51 all out in Jamaica will be lurking in the England team’s mind.

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