steepholm (steepholm) wrote,

Essence of Express

The Daily Express excelled itself today:

Essence of Express

It's not just the main headline, it's the gypsies and the baby too. Why, even the competition adds a certain piquant irony, with its invitation to increase our reliance on oil while worsening Britain's balance of trade. (A shame, as there happens to be a UK-manufactured electric equivalent, the Citroen C1 Evie.) Patriotism, c'est nous!

In other news, the mock orange about which I asked for advice a few weeks ago is now doing fine, and blooming fragrantly, if slightly out of focus:


I thank you, even if the blackfly don't.
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