Hello dears. Are you sitting comfortably?
- Trotfinder has an excellent edition of the Carnival of Socialism up.
- Due to scheduling clashes I don't highlight Britblog roundup very often, today I can.
- Bloggy Blanc.
- Tripping up Trump.
- GreenFacts is interesting. A site that promotes science within the Green movement.
- Raincoat optimism was an interesting Labour blog I came across this week.
- Blurred clarity is the first blog I've seen that features the writer dancing. Nice.
- Mark Watson is on Radio Four, one of the chosen people, but he's also quite green.
- You may wish to consult the cartoon character times table.
- Have you voted in the Britain's Got Direct Action poll, if not, why not?
- This is lovely. If you like tinkly noises that is.
Jackie Ashley is right about the banality of much social networking behaviour, but fails to see how this simply reflects trends in the real world and is not driven by technology. It is odd that for many Twitterers "reality takes second place to a life in which you become the star of your own dull movie", but as her example of cine-camera-eyed tourists demonstrates, this phenomenon is not new. In our time reality has also taken second place to what is presented in the media. more...We're all talking about health care at the moment so I thought this little clip from 'Sicko' might be of interest, although of little surprise to UK readers;