Monday, October 11, 2010

Six of the Best 97

Lib Dem Presidential candidates Tim Farron and Susan Kramer were both at the Scottish party's conference in Dunfermline on Saturday. So was Caron's Musings.

"A lot of bloggers seem to be socially inadequate, pimpled, single, slightly seedy, bald, cauliflower-nosed, young men sitting in their mother’s basements and ranting," said Andrew Marr at the Cheltenham Literary Festvial. On Liberal Democrat Voice Stephen Tall shows he is "a little bit of a hypocrite".

ffranc says has his own take on the subject: "I may be inadequate, but I am no longer pimply."

Writing on the Prospect site, Angus Kennedy defends study of the Classical world: "There is altogether too much concern to make things relevant to today, to bring them closer, when in truth we will learn more from their very distance, strangeness and, yes, irrelevance."

English Buildings hopes that Hasting Pier, recently damaged by fire, may yet be saved.

The death of the film director Roy Ward Baker is marked by Unmann-Wittering Blog.

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