Wednesday 26 November 2008

you recall how your Ma always told you not to run around with the stick in your hand in case it put your eye out? Boy unscathed after keys enter brain
An American toddler has survived a bizarre brush with death after a set of car keys became lodged in his brain... Although doctors were confident they had not damaged his brain when removing the key, they were stunned to find out 15 minutes later that his eye was also undamaged.

Paper pleads with Aussies not to exit UK-
leading British newspaper has pleaded with Australians living in the UK not to head home amid concerns a looming recession and plummeting pound are fuelling an exodus. The Times praised the cultural contribution of famous Australians who have made Britain home, including Barry Humphries, Clive James and Germaine Greer as well as the generations of Antipodeans who have flocked to the "old country."
But in its editorial on Tuesday, the Rupert Murdoch-owned daily voiced alarm at new figures showing record numbers of Antipodeans are leaving Britain and its economic gloom for better job opportunities back home.

The Mirror fully supports Kim Cattrall's Titian campaign
Today's Daily Mirror carries a picture created as part of the Diana and Actaeon appeal. Are the tabloids getting into culture?
Or is it business as usual, women enjoying sitting around with no clothes on?


Blogger Yoga Gal said...

I was told never to run with scissors. You blog made me smile. Talk around town - West Hollywood is that there may be yet ANOTHER writers and actors strike! The last Screen Writer's strike really hurt a lot of people and local businesses here and the economy in the States is already on life support!

26 November 2008 at 00:20:00 GMT-5  
Blogger Yoga Gal said...

To quote Mark Twain; "Life is one damn thing after another." We have rains out here and due to last weeks foothill fires there are now mud slides due to the lost of vegetation. How are your flood victims doing?

27 November 2008 at 01:00:00 GMT-5  
Blogger Eddie Campbell said...

It's all quiet here now, except for the insurance companies, who are no doubt weeping bitter tears.
I heard of one family who woke up to find somebody else's swimming pool in their swimming pool.

27 November 2008 at 04:10:00 GMT-5  
Blogger Eddie Campbell said...

Barbara- thanks for stopping by.

27 November 2008 at 06:10:00 GMT-5  

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