The fifth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War is upon us, and there is speculation that the engagement may continue yet another five years, if not more. To date, approximately 4,000 American soldiers have been killed in combat. While the loss of combat troops is certainly tragic, even more stunning is a recent World Health Organization report based on Iraqi Health Ministry figures which … [Read more...] about Iraqi Refugees: Life in the Shadows
parody |?par?di| noun ( pl. -dies) an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect. I am loving the seesmic films that have sprouted after yesterdays crash.. It is linked here if you havn't seen it. Here are a couple of the parody's posted so far.. There has also been talk of a Land Rover Fund and whilst I am sat at my Grand … [Read more...] about Parody and when to not look into a horses mouth..
Whilst i wait for a lift to the hospital.. Here is a record of what happened today.. [UPDATE] I have been asked to retell the story many times since it happened and one of the more intimate places where I shared it was at The Fray Cafe during the South by South West Festival in Austin, Texas in 2011 Listen to it here I'm @Documentally on twitter Subscribe to my Newsletter here: … [Read more...] about Crash!
I have been playing with a video streaming mobile phone application called QIK (pronounced quick). This enables me to stream live video from my Nokia N95 straight to the web and simultaneously hold conversations with people viewing on Qik's site. As you chat and explain what you are up to, little text comments scroll up onto your phone screen and a real time conversation is possible with anyone … [Read more...] about Work in progress, streaming live with Qik.
I was listening to a podcast from the late great Philosopher Alan Watts and as my twitter stream passed before my eyes, his words just seem to fit.He had a beard, I have a beard and the tweeting you can hear is that of the Bearded Tit.(Pun Intended.) … [Read more...] about Our Man Inside – Twitter