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Knights of the Green, Southampton, 1969
Photograph: Tony Ray-Jones/National Media Museum

Via Tony Ray-Jones: beauty queens and English scenes – in pictures | Art and design | theguardian.com

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June 26 2013

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Trading down: Denbighshire. This 17th-century cottage near Corwen is for hermits with green fingers. The one bedroom will preclude guests, while the setting on a lane in the Berwyn Mountains, a mile-and-a-half from the village, conceals you from the outside world, and the place is dwarfed by large gardens overlooking a river. Inside, the open-plan reception is quaint with an exposed truss and large fireplace. Cost: £179,500.

My BF concurs this is our Dream House
Droomhuis
Maison de Rêve
Traumhaus
Dom Marzeń
Casa de Ensueño
Droom Huis
Casa da Sogno
Amets Etxea
дом мечты
Rüya Evi
Draumur Hús
Teach Aisling
Revo Domo


via Trading up, trading down – in pictures | Money | guardian.co.uk

April 10 2013

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No, that’s not Margaret Hamilton…

“Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” made it to No.27 in the UK iTunes chart this morning due to a Facebook campaign to make the cheerful, death celebrating ditty a #1 after the passing of Margaret Thatcher.

Elvis Costello’s bitterly anti-Thatcher song “Tramp the Dirt Down” made it to #93 and the Iron Lady’s passing certainly hasn’t hurt sales of Morrissey’s “Margaret on the Guillotine,” Robert Wyatt’s “Shipbuilding” or Billy Bragg’s “Between the Wars.”
Crass should expect to have at least a couple of dozen songs to licensed for documentaries, I should think… …

… My favorite quip about Thatcher kicking the bucket is this bust-a-gut funny YouTube comment, for the below clip from The Wizard of Oz, left in the past hour by linkieloos:

When I realised Thatcher was dead, I did a double fist pump and shouted “Fucking brilliant!” Everyone around me was disgusted. Looking back, I suppose it was out of order… especially as I was the first paramedic at the scene!!

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Either someone in the art department at CNN has got a terrific sense of humor, or else they have no idea who the bug-eyed kiddy fiddler is in this photograph with the late Baroness Margaret Thatcher.

Why it’s Sir Jimmy Saville, a man she called “friend.” CNN showed the photo four times in five minutes today when they announced Thatcher’s death on Starting Point today. BRAVO!

Via Raw Story:

  Wall Street Journal Social Media Editor Neal Mann noted on Twitter that CNN “obviously didn’t get the memo” when it ran the photo of Thatcher with Savile.

Or did they get the memo, Neal?

  “That is the picture CNN chose to run for Margaret Thatcher’s obituary? A pedophile?” Michelle Malkin’s Twitchy website asked, accompanied by a list of tweets by conservatives slamming CNN’s decision.

  “Whoever’s doing the Thatcher montage on CNN is either an idiot or a sly lefty. Repeated images of Thatcher with Pinochet and Savile…” David Tumilty wrote.

I’d vote for sly lefty.

  Via Dangerous Minds | Paedogeddon: Margaret Thatcher and ‘friend’

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Para nos champagne, pero el enemigo, ni agua ! …. (Catalan; not even water for our enemy!)


  Via Hulmanoid Press
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Film director Ken Loach gives his assessment of Margaret Thatcher, and offers a suggestion for her funeral.

Margaret Thatcher was the most divisive and destructive Prime Minister of modern times.

Mass unemployment, factory closures, communities destroyed – this is her legacy. She was a fighter and her enemy was the British working class. Her victories were aided by the politically corrupt leaders of the Labour Party and of many Trades Unions. It is because of policies begun by her that we are in this mess today.

Other prime ministers have followed her path, notably Tony Blair. She was the organ grinder, he was the monkey.

Remember she called Mandela a terrorist and took tea with the torturer and murderer Pinochet.

How should we honor her? Let’s privatize her funeral. Put it out to competitive tender and accept the cheapest bid. It’s what she would have wanted.

Ding-Dong the Witch is Dead T-shirts are available from Jetpace Industries.


  Via Dangerous Minds | ‘Let’s privatize her funeral’: Film Director Ken Loach on plans for Thatcher’s send-off

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January 28 2013

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The all-new British citizenship test – take the quiz | UK news | guardian.co.uk

The coalition government has announced a new citizenship test for aspiring Britons, intended to place more emphasis on British history and achievements than versions drawn up under Labour. Take the sample questions below and see whether you score the 75% necessary to pass

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