Month: April 2007

“Moderate” language

Image Credit: Karen Wehrstein, Gliese 581c, uploaded by Phil Plait The picture has nothing to do with the subject of the post, it’s just v. cool (follow the link). Lindsay Bernstein, of Majikthise, has a post up talking of the… Read More ›

Take Back the Blog

Take Back the Blog was a blogswarm aimed at encouraging discussion of the rights of women to full participation in online discussions. Check out the collection of posts at Crablaw’s place. Lauredhel put up a belated post addressing the way… Read More ›

Friday Fluffy and blogrolling

My son is officially addicted to I Can Has Cheezburger?, with all those cats-with-slogans postcards that are now generically known as lolcats. He keeps sending me his favourites, which do make me laugh, and is now beginning to ask for… Read More ›

River leaving Baghdad

I remember Baghdad before the war- one could live anywhere. We didn’t know what our neighbors were- we didn’t care. No one asked about religion or sect. No one bothered with what was considered a trivial topic: are you Sunni… Read More ›