Monday, June 16, 2008

Terror victim does not support 42 days

"Rachel from north London" - a high-profile victim of the London bombings - does not back the Government's proposals to take away our hard-won freedoms. Neither do many others that she links to in her blog. And America's 9/11 commission does not sound keen either: "Our history has shown us that insecurity threatens liberty. Yet, if our liberties are curtailed, we lose the values that we are struggling to defend." National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States [hat-tip: Alasdair]

Monday, June 09, 2008

Twitter / towerbridge

Tower Bridge now has its own twitter page, recording when it opens and closes: Twitter / towerbridge. It reminded me of the doors that opened/closed on Zaphod B/b's spaceship in Hitch Hiker's Guide.... (Mine is !)

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

"Antifreeze Kills" Petition

Llewtrah's Soapbox reports:

Antifreeze (ethylene glycol) is highly toxic and it has a taste that is attractive to some animals. As well as accidental poisonings, it has sometimes been used deliberately to poison animals including domestic pets. There is a Downing Street petition to make antifreeze safe. "We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Enforce that the manufactures of engine coolant and antifreeze to contain a bittering agent"