Monthly Archives: July, 2007

This post will not incite a ‘moral panic’

I’m listening to Five Live, wanting to keep up with any news of Rasmussen’s withdrawal from the Tour de France, only to discover that one of the guests is Claire Fox from the Revolutionary Communist Party Living Marxism LM Institute of Saying Whatever Will Get Us On The Air Ideas, spouting the old nonsense about […]

Not only fun, but you learn about chemistry as well

On the Tour de France website, one of the regular ads you see is for the Pro Cycling Manager game, and after the recent revelations, the cynical part of me can’t help wondering if there are special options in there to open up a pharmacy section of the controls, and if not, will someone write […]

No relation, but I can still share in the glory

While I’m waiting to hear the by-election results, a quick note of congratulations to cycling’s Team Barloworld for their two victories in three days in the Tour De France. As far as I know, I’m no relation to the company behind the team – and I’m really not that sure quite what an ‘industrial brand […]

Le Grand Depart

I had a nice day out in London yesterday – even if I did get a little sunburnt – watching the prologue time trial of the Tour de France. There are pictures here, and I even remembered who some of the cyclists were, so they’re not all nameless blurs in lycra.