Posts by Geoff Lealand

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  • Hard News: We're in this together,

    Thank you, Russell, for the cheerful message. We need moments like this, to counter a feeling that the world is going to hell in a hand-basket. There have been two other such instances this week : reading this morning of a detente between Cuba and the US, brokered by the Pope (as I declared to Josephine this morning, 'It doesn't come easily to me but I am warming to this particular Pope ') ; and being in hall with 900 British media students two days ago, who responded to call from youngGuardian columnist/author Owen Jones,,to stop demonising the poor and challenge the powerful. He was magnificent,

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  • Hard News: Public Address Word of the…, in reply to Ian Dalziel,

    Puny Glower

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  • Hard News: Public Address Word of the…,

    Should that be "bleat-way"?

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  • Hard News: Public Address Word of the…,

    "Discombobulated". So many elements--disco, combo, bob ... and widespread confusion?
    "Stella! Stella!", is in Interstellar
    '"Que cera cera"' for Roger Sutton

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  • Hard News: Friday Music: Memories of a…, in reply to Mike O'Connell,

    Thanks, Mike. I have always loved these songs. Oh, we were so much younger then ....

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  • Hard News: Friday Music: Memories of a…,

    Agree with you about High Road. It is a heap of fun.

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  • Capture: Old Delhi, in reply to Russell Brown,

    Tandoor-dried tomatoes?

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  • Capture: Old Delhi,

    Great images, Simon. I plan to seek out old cinemas in Portugal, Spain and Sri Lanka, when we travel there shortly.

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  • Hard News: Friday Music: Memories of a…,

    You lucky, lucky bastard! I too missed out on Nick Cave tickets, despite begging and pleading.

    But I do have tickets to Conor Oberst at the Powerstation next March--which will be a father and daughter outing as he is my daughter's favourite musician, and he is supported by The Felice Brothers, whom I dearly love,

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  • Hard News: Park Life,

    [only partly tongue-in-cheek] My solution to the apparent shortage of urban building space is to turn all energy-greedy, limited access golf courses into new housing areas and public parks.

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