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Bush's blushes spared

Sunday, June 27th, 2004

The BBC reports on how a major threat to Homeland Security was averted by quick-thinking White House aides. Apparently, a TV cameraman caught Dubya out of uniform during his trip to Ireland. The cameraman is reported to be on his way to Guantanamo.

Heartbroken England

Thursday, June 24th, 2004

To live in England, and to follow the England fooball team, is to know the true meaning of the word heartache. This happens every two years, but you never get used to it.

Rooney Tunes!

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2004

After their disastrous start against France, England have advanced to the quarter-finals of Euro 2004. All thanks to an 18-year-old kid named Wayne Rooney (note to self, must play more football with Charlie). Next up is the host nation, Portugal, on Thursday night.

Sunday in the park with Flea

Monday, June 21st, 2004

Alice and I (and 100,000 other people) spent Sunday evening in Hyde Park, seeing the Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was a fantastic night. We particularly enjoyed the opening act, none other than Soul Brother Number One.