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November 10, 2010

number 34 with prawn crackers

Filed under: business,just whinging,politics,the bleedin' obvious — anne thrope (miss) @ 1:40 am

and so to china where doubtless for the approval of uk and international audiences, prime minister david cameron raised the twin perennial bugbears, democracy and human rights during his trade visit to beijing, earlier today.

i understand that, consistent with the prc’s stock response whenever these matters are raised, the pm was given no assurances by either the chinese president or premier that any such reforms are under consideration, let alone Hu might take charge, or Wen they might begin.

okay, i know it’s childish, it’s just a bit of fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

except for the poor buggers on the shit end of it.

in the interests of yourselves and all of the chinese people; be a mensch. ๐Ÿ™‚

November 8, 2010

my cv – in brief

Filed under: just whinging,politics,sport,the bleedin' obvious — anne thrope (miss) @ 3:20 pm

since i am offended by embroidered or exaggerated resumes i shall keep mine short and factual which i trust the reader will appreciate.

1983: born in the wagon of a travellin show.

i was an unremarkable child. though i’m told i did unnerve the midwife slightly. the story goes that whilst she was preparing to smack my arse i emerged reciting “pi = 3.14159265”.

apparently i similarly irritated my father who when i was just 9 days old, foolishly asked me what i would like for breakfast to which i replied “3.14159265 pies”. he never spoke to me after that.

happily, life took a turn for the better when (more…)