“Je suis Charlie. Nous sommes Charlie. Paris est Charlie. Le Monde est Charlie. L’humanité est Charlie.”
The wonderful, wonderful news for the time being is that Estonia’s second reading of its bill allowing equal rights was passed this morning in Tallin’s parliament.
The World Congress of Families, a US based evangelist group that has already done so much to ruin Uganda, has teamed up with the Kremlin to parachute into Estonia huge quantities of money with which to browbeat, bully and blackmail parliamentarians
Audiences often don’t believe me when I tell them that as I stand in the wings of the theatre or civic hall where a book publicity “event” takes place I have in my head absolutely no idea what I am going tho say. It is a very bewildering and alarming feeling.
Take this business of autobiography. A man or woman gets to a certain age, a certain prominence, if one dare use the word, and a publisher asks them to put down the story of their life in book form.
As hard as it might be to believe, all the high-tech, vibrantly coloured glowing decor you are enjoying is housed and integrated on the site an old and recently excavated Dominican Friary.
Since January 1984 when I bought my first Apple Macintosh, through the dark late 80s and mid 90s when the company had all but 3% of the personal computer market, I have developed the thickest of skins when it comes to Apple-haters.