Archive for July, 2003

Protected: The artist at work

Saturday, July 26th, 2003

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

A fledgling on the fence

Friday, July 25th, 2003

One of the baby blackbirds from the nest outside our back door takes a rest on the fence after an early attempt at flight. This fledgling is actually from a second brood to be born in the nest. The first brood of three eggs hatched in June, but we were in Italy when they [...]

Ever get the feeling you're being watched?

Saturday, July 19th, 2003

Ever get the feeling you’re being watched? Another interesting visitor turns up in our logs:, which resolves to the Department of Defense Network Information Center. Go to its homepage and you’ll learn that: “The Defense Information Systems Agency is a combat support agency responsible for planning, developing, fielding, operating, and supporting command, control, communications, [...]


Thursday, July 17th, 2003

“The fundamental question is, did Saddam Hussein have a weapons program? And the answer is, absolutely. And we gave him a chance to allow the inspectors in, and he wouldn’t let them in. And, therefore, after a reasonable request, we decided to remove him from power,” explains George W Bush, speaking to [...]