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19 October 2011 @ 10:02 pm
Oh lord ...  
Everything I had to say has been rendered less important by the news that the current issue of Oggi (Italian popular magazine), with Amanda Knox on the cover, comes with a free set of knives. Every time I think that I am in a position to be able to satirise the Italian media, reality shows me that I am nowhere close.

Buying a bicycle on Saturday. Very happy about it :-) Mr B paying for half, so even happier. He's luverly!
 
 
 
Susan: brig-thuglil_shepherd on October 19th, 2011 11:35 am (UTC)
Bloody hell!

I'd like to see anyone try that in the UK. They'd get banned so fast they wouldn't know what hit them.

On the other hand, they would probably argue that it was a restriction of trade...
blamebramptonblamebrampton on October 19th, 2011 02:04 pm (UTC)
If only they had not been insanely pro-Knox through the whole trial, I might be tempted to applaud their audacity or sly editorial comment ...
wemyss: tory pridewemyss on October 19th, 2011 11:50 am (UTC)
In the words of the great Lord Tebbit of Chingford:
Get on yer bike!
blamebramptonblamebrampton on October 19th, 2011 02:03 pm (UTC)
Re: In the words of the great Lord Tebbit of Chingford:
I will! (And will also finish editing you-know-what v soon. Have been slowed down by need to catch up on necessities such as clothes washing, lest I show up at work in a ballgown (NB, no. Ballgowns are only suitable wash-day wear at university.)
wemyss: true bluewemyss on October 19th, 2011 03:24 pm (UTC)
I never wore one when I was up.
We left that sort of thing to Wadham and that lot.

Am imagining Hello! sending out gloves or scarves w its Joanna Yeates issue....

I look vy much fwd to the you-know-what.
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blamebramptonblamebrampton on October 19th, 2011 02:01 pm (UTC)
Yes, of course! I wish only that I had enough free life to join the club. Have loved reading of your recent adventures, will be back in the world of the commenting soon!
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PKgirlthatsaidno on October 19th, 2011 02:40 pm (UTC)
Gotta love the Italians! I actually have been looking at graduate programs in Europe and there is actually a really good one in Italy. Hmmm.
auntpurl: god is pissedauntpurl on October 19th, 2011 03:01 pm (UTC)
LOL oh god. That's priceless. *wipes tears of hilarity and despair in equal measure*
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Emma: Bikeemmacmf on October 19th, 2011 04:59 pm (UTC)
Ooooh, what bike did you decide on in the end?
Shivshiv5468 on October 19th, 2011 07:41 pm (UTC)
Heee! Oh that's funny