August 2004

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political activism – is it really worth it?

[ from the dept. ]This morning I woke up to the headline on global Indymedia that one of the authorities is making again trouble for Indymedia. So, that as such is not news, but it seemed it is a bit of a double trouble not only with the US secret service trying to stick their Read the full article…


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Political or Peer Pressure – or PPP. Anyway, if I wouldn’t try to keep the political stuff out of the blog for the next months, actually I would have liked to have ranted on for several pages now about the local chaos experienced here. May the force be with you!


Telewest Broadband is crap!

Anyway, after having signed the contract with the telephone, internet and digital television company they have let me down. On several levels. Should somebody say that privatisation would improve things. In my experience it doesn’t. Let’s nationalize all the electricity, telephone, water and transport companies again, it can only be better, and would take loads Read the full article…


Venezuela, Edinburgh festival, pimples and BBC4

[ from the dept. ]First I got addicted to blogging, and now I try desperately to wean myself off again. So here is again an unimportant summary of the last days. Firstly my face is full of pimples, and am so happy that indymedia allows me to hide behind the computer; however, its going to Read the full article…


Edinburgh Streetparty, Community media, GAP

[ from the dept. ]So, the hamster is back to his 5 year old owner. I was away the weekend for a course, about Community Radio, my friend was baby-sitting and luckily for him, he got sponsored a ticket for a pirate theatre comedy play, which he thoroughly enjoyed, too. The good thing about baby-sitting Read the full article…