April 3rd, 2013

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Iain (M) Banks

Damn.

I've not read all of Banks by any means, and none of his science fiction, but I've admired him for a long time, and The Bridge (of those I've read) above all. A big book for me.

"Yes of course I know it’s all a dream. Isn’t everything?"
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A Study in Hypocrisy

From Huffington Post, 23rd March, with reference to the death of Lucy Meadows:

A Mail spokesman told HuffPost UK: "It is regrettable that this tragic death should now be the subject of an orchestrated twitterstorm, fanned by individuals – including former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell – with agendas to pursue."


And then there's today's Mail front page:

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Enough said. More than enough.