Friday, August 19, 2011

Six of the Best 181

"Surprise, surprise: Lib Dems on the receiving end of hammering in Edinburgh," says A Scottish Liberal. You know, I think he is being sarcastic.

OXfr33 encounters geeks on the bleeding edge of freedom: "For all the state apparatus can throw at security, it appears that hacker groups like LulzSec and Anonymous are running rings round both government and corporate systems and networks."

The Liberal Democrats' Eastern Region is holding an action day in Norwich South on 3 September. "Why not ask new members or deliverers if they would like to come with you? This will be a great chance for some to try out door-knocking for the very first time, and for others to try their hand at recruiting," says George Kendall on Lib Dem Voice.

Writing on LaboutList, Cat Smith reveals the shocking truth about Tasers.

The Irish Times meets Gerald Dickens and Nicky Dickens Flynn, two of the great great grandchildren of Charles Dickens: "The Dickens family is a very large clan,” explains Flynn. “Charles had 11 children and we come down from the eighth. Some of them died young and some died without offspring. Many of the surnames have changed and we are down to the last few."

We end with good news: Wartime Housewife is back in the land of the bloggers, coming to you live from her bunker in Desborough.

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