Thursday, August 23, 2007

Reader feedback

I've just come across Peter "Bonkers" Hitchens' reaction on "Wikipedia" to a piece I wrote for the Eye back in March, and attempted to reassure him about at least some of his paranoid delusions right. The more he tries to protest he isn't bonkers, the more bonkers he sounds. The silly old poppet...

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

"Did you pack the desk yourself, sir?"

Just working on a piece for next week's Eye, and I came across this, on the Heathrow protestors, from the Mirror on August 13:

“BAA expects demonstrators to pose as passengers to infiltrate the four terminals where it is feared they will set up fake ticket booths so innocent travellers miss flights."

One question (perhaps one which someone at an editorial level at the Mirror might have asked at the time). How? HOW?? How in the sodding bloody hell would you possibly actually go about doing that?

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

oh, happy day...

... I've just managed to use the phrase "smirkingly fingered" in a piece about Peter McKay of the Mail. Sometimes I like my job.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

In Eye news

that hackwatch last week on newspapers reaching for the smelling salts over TV fakery? That was me, that was. I can't be bothered to cut and paste it in though. Go out and buy the magazine. Get me one too while you're at it - my subscription copy never came. I reckon the bloke upstairs half-inched it.

I know, I know...

... I've started a new job (for Popbitch, in addition to the Eye), been negotiating contracts for some VERY exciting news (watch this space), had the builders in and been enjoying the sunshine far too much to be sitting inside in front of a screen.

Have some photos of stupid dogs to be going on with.