Chester Zoo is inviting applications for its 2006 art residency. "This scheme is aimed at helping artists develop and express their creative skills in the uniquely stimulating environment of one of Europe's leading zoos."
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Free bananas will be provided for the right applicant!
This is very similar to the job in London Zoo!
Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII) is an independent campaign organisation with the purpose of opposing sanctions, foreign state interference and military intervention in Iran.
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This is a picture I took on the London's South Bank. Inside Out, a weekend of free music, theatre and performance of every variety, takes over the South Bank on 24 - 26 March.
Max took this photo of the Haftseen. He is 6 and a half.
This morning my friend Reza brought some Persian pastries for Norooz and here is a picture I made of them:
From the great Mesopotamia to Mess O'Potamia!
Senior British diplomatic and military staff gave Tony Blair explicit warnings three years ago that the US postwar Iraq strategy was "an unbelievable mess".
David Mohammad Yaghoobi wrote : " "So what have you been learning about this nuclear mess?" I inquired, thrilled at being able to get an off-the-record response from such exposed people. "Well it's crap, isn't it" replies Snow barely allowing me to finish."
McDonald's changes its brand to suit kosher appetites. McDonald's iconic "golden arches" are being trumped by the blue and white of Israel's flag after the hamburger chain bowed to pressure from Tel Aviv's chief rabbi to distinguish its kosher restaurants and save religious Jews from accidentally chomping on a cheeseburger.
After McKosher here is my proposed McHalal.
It says Halal in Arabic script.
According to the Guardian, a senior British Foreign Office official said that while it could take Iran several years to build a serviceable nuclear weapon, it might gain the technical know-how within months. "By the end of the year is a ... realistic period," said the official. "It would be really damaging to regional security if Iran even acquired the technology to enable it to develop a nuclear weapon."
This reminds me of the 45 minute claim about Iraq!
I can't wait for spring to arrive!
Spring Equinox is on Monday 20th of March 2006 at 06:25:35 PM Greenwich Meantime.