According to astronomer Phil Plait, ‘The Simpsons’ is not set in America after all - as moonshine segments show the waxing crescent moon with its tips facing towards the sun in a manner that is only consistent with a Southern Hemisphere location.
Falling half-dreamily into Late Night TV Viewing last night, I found myself watching the film ‘With Gilbert and George’ which documents the lives of two gentlemen artists from London’s East End who have modelled themselves on Thomson and Thompson in Tintin and determined to be Very Naughty Boys Indeed in the Nicest Possible Way.
Always a sucker for a Sassy Lady, I have decided to stop using screen shots of ‘Cherry Lazar’ as the basis for cartoons attacking her father NZ Prime Minister John Key. And I’ll try to keep to that - having Fallen Deeply in Love with Stephie.
I adore her stuff and frankly she is an absolute credit to her parents for her deeply individualistic, creative, energetic and non-conformist take on life.
I was very struck by the graph published above in John Rentoul’s ‘Daily catch-up: old London, America not so unequal after all, and the schrödinbug - Plus the SNP heading for disaster, and biblical interest rates' [UK Independent 19th February 2015].