Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

No Smoking Day

I’d love to take the No Smoking Day challenge, but it’s too late for me… I quit 2 weeks ago and I’m feeling fine and dandy. I’ve tried to quit before, but this time I did it with the help … Continue reading

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I’m turned on, now

Perversion for Profit: a 1965 anti-pornography film (NSFW) (via) (Loving the Obi-tastic caption for the ‘outstanding news reporter’)

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Knickers to the anonymongrel knockers

Tom Watson offers his thoughts on blogging as a civil servant. The basics are; blog as yourself and act responsibly. The result: an added point of open engagement with politics. Dizzy Phil Hendren, by comparison, thinks you should sneak around … Continue reading

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Budgets, boobies and The Big Lie

10 Downing Street – PM marks International Women’s Day: The Prime Minister has marked International Women’s Day 2008 by asking women’s business leaders for advice on how to support the “next generation” of successful women. The PM and his wife … Continue reading

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Fred and Sharon’s movies (make your life go better)

Fred and Sharon Spencer are a delightful couple from Kelowna, Canada. In January of this year, they invested in the domain name, uploaded a shedload of brilliant videos to their YouTube channel, and waited for the world to come … Continue reading

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You better run, you better take cover

(Queensland) Courier Mail – Repeat sex offender to be deported: A serial child sex offender with a 43-year criminal history will be kicked out of the country as soon as he is released from a Brisbane jail this month. Raymond … Continue reading

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Bloggerheads – “Answer my questions, or the puppy gets it.”: I’m as appalled as Justin is… but not quite as shocked. The death of an innocent puppy doesn’t involve any tricky politics, so it’s an easy win. – Short version … Continue reading

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Answers from Tom (plus a few extras)

You may recall that last week Paul Staines lifted this item from the Sunday Mercury without crediting that local newspaper as the source (presumably because it simply wouldn’t do to undermine his reputation as the King of Mole Hill). Point … Continue reading

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Tom’s busy

That’s the short version… and I’m happy to cut him a little slack because, unlike some people, he doesn’t have a track record of dicking me around. I’m a tad busy myself, but I did have time to knock this … Continue reading

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The Obi One may have trouble laughing this one off…

LayScience – Dr. Joseph Obi vs. Today I have “most ethically” triggered a chain of events that may be of great interest to the Royal College of Alternative Medicine. Nothing beats good evidence, and I’ve just posted a load … Continue reading

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