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Public Address 30/11/07 - Flicking the Xmas Switch

Public Address 30/11/07 - Flicking the Christmas Switch

Somebody flicked the Christmas Switch | Nov 30, 2007 11:07
Russell Brown's Hard News
The bakery is festooned with messages wishing me season's greetings in a dozen languages. Outside the butcher's shop, a metre-high mechanised Santa sings something unintelligible and swivels his hips in a constant, lonely roadside dance, like an old man on party pills*. Clearly, somebody flicked the Christmas Switch. So soon?...,

Public Address Science (transcript): How Canals and Coal Mines Changed the World (Energy Special, Part 5 of 12) | Nov 30, 2007 00:16
David Haywood from Christchurch
Those of you who have been following Public Address Science (and I think I know who you are) will be aware that I was recently challenged to a duel-to-the-death by scientist Bart Janssen. The point of contention was the relative size and fire-power of the English and Dutch navies in...,


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