From outside one will always triumphantly impress theories upon the world and then fall straight into the ditch one has dug, but only from inside will one keep oneself and the world quiet and true. /FK (Contact: TBONotebooks at fastmail.fm. The Blue Octavo Notebooks welcomes mail, although we cannot guarantee a response. Your email may be posted in part on The Blue Octavo Notebooks unless otherwise requested.) Please enjoy the notebook entries, and thanks for reading.
Thursday, July 15, 2004
Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook, looking exceptionally smug and self-satisfied,
signs his name on a mock reconstruction of Israel's Nefarious Apartheid Wall set up in Whitehall, London. The message at bottom left appears to have been written by noted social critic and MP Jenny Tonge, who was recently sacked from her own party for asinine comments about self-detonating Palestinian suicide bombers. When such folks criticize you, it’s generally an indication that you’re doing the right thing. But, gosh, what a jolly good photo-op. Anyway, this picture is just dying to be photo-shopped, if anybody’s interested.