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Tonight’s Cricket

By black caps, Cricket and Sport

20/twenty, or 20–20, or whatever they call it offi­cially got my vote this even­ing. Very cool. As a con­sumer that just com­mit­ted to Saturday’s first ODI, I am thrilled at the West Indies fight-back. As a Black Caps fan my response has to be: ????

Other thoughts…

  • Chris Cairns was either wear­ing a shirt that was a little bit too small or he had a very enjoy­able Christmas
  • I hope they iced Bravo up big-time as I want to see him at his best on Saturday
  • Chris Gayle’s afro is awe­some – I love it. Like Jimi Hendrix without the headband.
  • Nobody can bowl straight under pres­sure except for Shane Bond!

The Revenge of Gaia

By Current Events

The Guardian reviews James Lovelock’s updated warn­ing to human­ity about the state of our planet:

Lovelock is at pains to sug­gest escape routes, most con­tro­ver­sially by call­ing for the rap­id expan­sion of nuc­le­ar energy pro­grammes, the one large-scale, carbon-free type of power gen­er­a­tion we possess.


By Cats and Family

In which the author takes the liberty of re-posting an anim­al obit­u­ary from late 2004 that ori­gin­ally appeared on anoth­er site because, well, he can’t trust those bas­tards at

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