6 posts tagged "Oli"

Obama inauguration 20 Jan 2009

The big day's arrived and as expected there's a lot of hype. But it is interesting to read up on some of the details and also see the list of previous inaugurations. Pretty sure the security has never been this tight though!

Obama, politics

Who will win Super Tuesday? 05 Feb 2008

More predictions... I realise that my crystal ball got it wrong for the Superbowl, but hey, what a great game and I'm glad about the result!

So, Clinton vs Obama and McCain vs Romney. It's going to be a hard one to call. Most of my interest in American politics has come from watching the West Wing, so I'm no expert, but surely McCain will win outright and get the Republican nomination. I expect...

West Wing, politics

Nigel Griffiths quits over Trident 12 Mar 2007

Ironically here is a man who is eminently electable. Hope he gets to cast his vote before leaving parliament. Either way, he deserves lots of respect, especially as Trident's rubbish.

Trident, politics

(no subject) 29 Nov 2002

Two of my workmates are going on holiday to Libya for 2 weeks. Yes, Libya. Not an all time classic holiday destination perhaps... In fact, isn't it the sort of place you send your mother-in-law?

holiday, Libya

(no subject) 19 Nov 2002

The BBC's Holiday programme recently published a list of the top 50 places to see before you die as voted for by the British public. l regret to say it, but I've only been to five of them; Cape Town , Hong Kong , Paris , Singapore and Bangkok . And actually I only remember the airports of HK, Singapore and Bangkok! Does that make me sad? Maybe if I'm thinking that I could count Disney World, Fl...


(no subject) 17 Jul 2002

Went for a day out in Oxford with Oli yesterday since he's going to study at Merton College next year. For a college that belongs to a second-rate university, very nice! It's not Downing College but still very pleasant. Met up with Steve and proceeded to go to the pub, had a crisis on a punt, missed Liz's phonecall and went back to a pub where Oli taught some american students from D.C. how to ...

Oli, Merton College