- The Big Question: As Bush spares Libby, what is the history of presidential pardons? - Independent Online
- BBC NEWS | Technology | Warning of data ticking time bomb
"Unless more work is done to ensure legacy file formats can be read and edited in the future, we face a digital dark hole."
- Unpartisan campaigner: Alan Bennett, the rebel with a lot of causes - Independent Online
- In his own words: Alan Johnston on his release - Independent Online
'You have to have been a prisoner to know how good freedom is'
- Robert Fisk: The forgotten art of handwriting - Independent Online
"I find something painfully human about reading the letters of long-dead heroes"
- Piece of cake | Food and drink | Life and Health
"British summer fruit is so damned tasty, it's easy to end up buying far more than you can ever hope to eat fresh. But there's no need to turn all those berries, cherries and currants into jam or, worse, let them go to waste..."
- Get a cutting edge | Homes and gardens | Life and Health
"Many gardeners, even experienced ones, are intimidated by the idea of taking cuttings. Yet it's such fun, as well as a great way to save money."
- A shocking act of disrespect - Independent Online
Another article about Bush pardoning Libby -- this one is (angry) opinion on this case rather than looking at presidential pardons in general like the first link in this post.
- Baking Dish and Pan Size Conversion
- Vegan Low-Fat Chocolate Applesauce Cake Recipe - Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe
I'm making this for my daughters first birthday party.
- Jemima Lewis: The lessons of George Melly's final years - Independent Online
Wonderful thought provoking, challenging article about ageing, caring, family, duty and death.
"At the age of 80, and despite creeping deafness and dementia, [George Melly] had not succumbed to the clichés of old age: he was sociable, funny, energetic and still much in demand. ...
It takes luck and a certain kind of temperament to navigate your way through old age so successfully. You need to be open-minded enough to keep enjoying the world without resenting the young who have inherited it; physically mobile (and fearless) enough to keep going out into that world; financially secure enough to live at home, or at least in a comfortable spot of your own choosing; and sufficiently lovable that your friends and family want to keep you company."
Sunday, 8 July 2007
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