Index of Articles - April 2004 to September 2004

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September 2004
  • Terrorism cannot, and must not, ever be appeased
  • Labour government holds the line on its Iraq policy
  • Turkey - a useful round-up of PM Erdogan's policies
  • Gurkhas get some good, but very overdue, news
  • New link added - Boris Johnson
  • Wine tasting season gets off to a good start
  • Book returned to Inverness Library 100 years overdue
  • Is Jack Straw of this world?
  • Guantanamo - the travesty continues!
  • Morbid aspects of an online presence
  • "Hit man ordered to kill Tatchell"
  • Turkey faces no more obstacles to negotiating EU entry
  • Links - UK Politics
  • Renewed worries about potential rise in sea level
  • Bush Administration moves to remove job protection for gays
  • Bush, Kofi Annan and the UN
  • Scotland's reputation for being 'canny with money' is ill-deserved, it seems
  • Party conference season kicks off with the Liberal Democrats
  • What some far-right so-called "Christians" believe
  • Home Office contemplates ban on BNP members as civil servants
  • Autumn season of culture has an auspicious start
  • Hunting ban bill yes: gay partnership bill no
  • 'Blogrolling' links
  • Paedophilia is WRONG, as a number of men have just found out!
  • BNP win local government seat in east London
  • On! On! - in the House of Commons, forsooth
  • Holyrood Inquiry report says "no single villain"
  • Kapla!! (Deutsche Welle launches website in Klingon)
  • The Holyrood Inquiry report - just two days now!
  • Holy Your Majesty!! ('Batman' at the Palace)
  • I'm back ... or at least available to blog again
  • Anwar Ibrahim released from prison in Malaysia
  • An 'hiatus' in billcameron.blogspot.com

August 2004

  • Protests put end to reggae festival
  • Atkins Low Carbohydrate Diet - Weeks 50 to 63
  • " 'All Postal' voting not safe" rule Electoral Commission
  • Prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib, Iraq - and at Guantanamo and in Afghanistan
  • Comments down (glitch in 'Haloscan')
  • The car you drive 'reveals your state of mind'
  • Scotland to target gay tourists
  • Inheritance Tax: should the 'rich' pay a lot, or should almost everyone pay a little, or no-one pay anything?
  • Roadside memorials may be curtailed in Aberdeenshire
  • On-line bullying: how youngsters use technology to hurt others
  • I ask again - "Is the Tory Party really changing?"
  • 'Fly boys' to take part in Manchester Pride parade
  • MOBO bars anti-gay musicians
  • Tories could repeal Human Rights Act if elected
  • Now that's a Marathon! (ultra marathons)
  • Why I don't comment on US politics during election years
  • Nairn Highland Games - Saturday 21 August 2004
  • The place of Islam in Britain
  • The 'war against terrorism' finds some extraordinary targets
  • Zimbabwe moves to restrict NGOs
  • David Blunkett's latest wheeze
  • 2nd Olympic Gold for the UK in Athens
  • "Preparing for emergencies - what you need to know"
  • A frustrating day!
  • Big Brother (aka your friendly motor insurer) is watching
  • Gays can marry - so long as it's to someone of the other gender
  • ID cards may lead to a "surveillance society"
  • Beenie Man sees more US shows cancelled
  • California State Supreme Court voids 4,000 gay marriages
  • Scotland's major north-south trunk road blocked by flooding and mud-slides
  • Police powers of arrest may be vastly extended
  • 'I, Robot' - a review
  • I'm back ...
  • Brief 'hiatus' until Wednesday
  • Many young people believe 'Gandalf defeated the Armada'
  • Give me strength!! (abuse at Abu Ghraib)
  • "... worse than dogs and pigs" - Mugabe on gays
  • Exterminate! Exterminate!
  • 'Beenie Man' says 'sorry' (through gritted teeth)
  • Well I never (Kingston-upon-Hull 'new Mecca' for gays?)
  • Guantanamo - the mess continues
  • Jam today
  • BNP 'in turmoi' - we can but hope
  • The 'Hexagon' flies higher

July 2004

  • Homophobic Peer stands down from BA board
  • Saudi Arabia proposes new exclusively Moslem force to help stabilise Iraq
  • Vietnam remains a sinister communist police state
  • New 'Links' section added - Aggregator Sites
  • Complaint over 'gay slap' comment upheld by BBC
  • National Trust for Scotland to allow gay commitment ceremonies in its properties
  • Are the police correct to threaten dismissal for BNP members?
  • France: 'Mariage gai - Nul et non avenu' (Nul and void)
  • Killer of Luke Walmsley (14) named as Alan Pennell (16), of Grainthorpe, Lincs
  • Spiderman 2 - a review
  • My dog has not been well, but at least I now know what is wrong
  • Don't panic! (Government safety guidelines)
  • Google searches that surprise me
  • Link added - Sore Eyes (John Robinson)
  • France, Turkey and the EU (and the US-psyche)
  • Once your DNA gets taken by the state, they'll have it forever
  • How unlike, how very unlike the home life of our own dear Queen
  • Children and 'pocket money'
  • Princess 'pushy' Michael of Kent and racism
  • 'Beenie Man' goes on US tour
  • Prisoner and court security in Scotland
  • Scottish Parliament building may not be finished 'on time'
  • Zimbabwe, and Archbishop Pius Ncube 'fillets' Mugabe
  • Sacha Distel dies, aged 71
  • Mandelson rumoured to be named UK's new EU Commissioner
  • US House of Representatives passes Marriage Protection Act
  • Gay partnership blessed by Church of Scotland minister
  • Government plans major cuts in UK military
  • UKIP MEP's gender blunder costs him a place on a key EP committee
  • New link added - Bill and Kent
  • Why use a 'mule' when you can get a dog? (drug smuggling)
  • An interesting take on Senator John Kerry
  • Pink pound, pink dollar - but spending is discretionary
  • The bizarre internet searches some people indulge in
  • The wonders of home photo printing and digital photography
  • There may just be a glimmer of change, even in Vietnam
  • Mr Forrest, proprietor of Cromasaig B&B, shows his true colours
  • Jamaican rap artists don't just sing about violence against gays
  • The venality of parish pump politics is exposed
  • The UK has the 'Open University', the South Pacific uses satellite broadcasting for tertiary education
  • A 'small country far away' (flooding in New Zealand)
  • Outsourcing and globalisation can work two ways
  • Anti-gay discrimination to be written into UK law
  • "Mistakes were made, but no-one was to blame" - the Butler report summarised
  • Tory shame in Howard's Folkestone constituency
  • The 'revelation' that the BNP are nasty thugs
  • New link added - PooterGeek (Damian Counsell)
  • U.S. Senate rejects Federal Marriage Amendment
  • France will hold referendum on EU Constitutional Treaty
  • Anti-semitic attack in Paris probably never happened
  • Brief hiatus
  • Shocking anti-semitic attack in Paris
  • 'Big Brother' may watch and track our movements nationally
  • Three cheers for Judge Brian Leveson
  • Commons gym feedback - 'no benders here'
  • New link added - Great Auk (Bjarni Olafsson)
  • Surveillance in Iceland: it will soon be as bad as in the UK
  • Democracy, Labour and the new Scottish Parliament at Holyrood
  • In the quest for knowledge (particle lab under the Alps)
  • Some crimes not deemed 'Terrorist'
  • Racism becomes a serious problem in France
  • When 'budget' becomes obsession
  • An 'elevated' Presidential campaign takes shape in the US
  • Evangelicals and Gays
  • Am I really like this?
  • A brave man in Zimbabwe speaks out
  • To work or not to work - and for how long
  • Mini iPod to sell in UK for GBP179
  • The 'Empire' ain't quite dead yet, it seems (legal case on Pitcairn)
  • A new gay-friendly lexicon for Canada
  • Multiple posts in a day using 'Title' field
  • Titles switched on
  • Milosevic trial - should it continue?
  • No worries? (alleged racism in Australia)
  • Oh, what a tangled 'web' we weave (internet politics)
  • London Gay Pride's first official 'Parade' is a big success
  • The Supreme Court and Guantanamo Bay
  • American and British troops face conviction for their crimes whilst in Iraq
  • Bizarre story of US GI who defected to (or was kidnapped by) North Korea
  • Is this the beginning of Mugabe's re-election campaign ahead of next year's elections in Zimbabwe?
  • Chief Constable David Westwood has been suspended
  • Baroness O'Cathain hits out at the 'unpleasantness' to which she has been subjected
  • A new one on me when checking my site stats
  • Teenage 'gay bashers' and murderers jailed in Belfast
  • Gay rights in Israel
  • A tribute to 'Abu Haider' (aka Paul Bremer)

June 2004

  • US Dollar interest rates set to rise
  • Guantanamo detainees may contest their captivity in US courts
  • May I be facetious, if only briefly?
  • Stasiland - thank goodness it's only history now
  • A new gay tourist destination - Argentina?
  • A 'rebranding' exercise for Scotland
  • China 'stamps its feet' at US Senate resolution on Hong Kong
  • No suprise there then ... (in dealings with North Korea)
  • Pork-barrel politics, Scottish-style
  • Now this is really positive news!
  • The Conservatives in the 21st Century
  • Guantanamo military tribunals 'unacceptable', says UK Attorney General
  • The BBC may be (re-)launching an Arabic language television service
  • On being gay in Ghana
  • New link added - BoiFromTroy
  • Letters from Iraq
  • Homophobic hate crimes likely to be outlawed in France
  • The Metropolitan Police appears to be trying to be enlightened about gay personnel
  • The Tories in the House of Lords try to scupper Civil Partnerships Bill
  • Chairman of Humberside Police Authority says 'Non!'
  • Be careful 'the neighbours might see'
  • The moral bankruptcy of the Bush administration is clear
  • The Telegraph saga seems to be over - the Barclay brothers have it
  • The sun goes down over Nairn
  • David Blunkett is at it again!!
  • Kim Sun-il murdered - BBC 6pm news reports 'breaking news'
  • Heritage is great - but let's not become "hung up" on it!
  • Gays really are just like other people
  • Is this a sign ... that anti-semitism is growing
  • Civil Partnership Bill - a good thing, but it has some serious defects ...
  • Law Lords confirm gay tenancy rights
  • Spain appoints gay lawyer as ombudsman for the Basque region
  • Spaceship One touches down safely
  • EU constitutional settlement
  • Horrible! Outrageous! Evil!
  • European Union (EU) - Croatia becomes official candidate for entry
  • Switzerland adopts gay partnership law!
  • Channel 4 and its 'Big Brother' hypocrisy
  • Britain's immigration visa scandal
  • America's shame - Rumsfeld remains Secretary of Defense
  • Flyposting - don't get mad, get even ...
  • Four British soldiers face court martial for sex abuse in Iraq
  • Prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib - Brig Gen Janis Karpinski speaks out
  • A great man passes ... Ronald Wilson Reagan, 6th February 1911 - 5th June 2004, R.I.P.
  • Review: 'The Day After Tomorrow'
  • UN Resolution 1546: let's see if the doubters now 'fess up'
  • European Election: a reminder - don't forget to vote tomorrow
  • Alan Turing: 23 June 1912 - 7 June 1954
  • Zimbabwe - heading further backwards into the future
  • Ronald Reagan, a 'conservative', but a tolerant conservative
  • UNITED STATES (insert appropriate word/s) TORTURE
  • Scottish Opera has been forced to adapt, to survive
  • Hansard remixed for the net generation
  • Simon Cumbers, a freelance photojournalist, has been killed in Saudi Arabia. R.I.P.
  • Today we commemorate the D-Day landings of sixty years ago
  • Ronald Wilson Reagan, 6th February 1911 - 5th June 2004, R.I.P.
  • A schoolboy 'comes out' ...
  • If you buy online, be careful
  • Prophylaxis: Swedish-style
  • Petrol prices on the rise ...
  • Mbeki has been re-elected - what does he care?
  • Is the Royal Free and University College Medical School latently homophobic?

May 2004

  • Congratulations! - SF Fog, winners of the Bingham Cup 2004
  • I, it seems, am blue cheese
  • Blogger template. I thought the problem was cracked - but IT IS NOT!!
  • Blogger template code - lost forever!!
  • My blog is down!
  • Scrum! - this weekend at Esher for gay and bi-sexual rugby players
  • Black Watch regiment is to return to Iraq
  • Abu Hamza arrested at the request of the US, which seeks his extradition
  • The mystery of the 'racist princess' web search queries is solved ...
  • 'Be brief!' - says the Welsh windbag (aka Neil Kinnock)
  • Potentially damned if you do (?), potentially doomed if you don't
  • Stonewall urges gays and lesbians to boycott British Airways (BA)
  • Holyrood Inquiry nears completion - John Campbell, QC outlines his findings
  • An historian ponders America's national psyche
  • This particular 'difficult' neighbour confounds the stereotype
  • The shocking truth about me ...
  • Atkins Low Carbohydrate Diet - Weeks 37 to 49
  • Cricket at Nairn
  • For those who still care, some angst about the 'Church' and 'Gays' in Scotland
  • The standards democracies need to live by when at war
  • Just how are detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba being treated?
  • A newspaper bows to homophobia masquerading as sensitivity
  • Nipples - the British censor them, the Irish just say 'no'
  • Wi-fi on the rails (the railways, that is)
  • Amazing - sweet, but sad
  • Abu Ghraib - more inconvenient details begin to emerge
  • PMQs in House of Commons disrupted by a powder paint bomb
  • Journalists convicted in Yemen for ' publicly discussing homosexuality'
  • Were Reuters staff abused by US troops in Iraq?
  • Sonia Gandhi has declined post of Prime Minister
  • Zimbabwe just keeps on spiralling downwards
  • Abu Ghraib, prisoner abuse and Rumsfeld's possible collusion
  • Inverness Caledonian Thistle triumph in Scottish First Division Football League
  • Echoes from a distant past in infantry skirmish last night in Iraq
  • Congratulations to Ukraine - winners of the Eurovision Song Contest 2004!!
  • Denmark gets its Australian 'Matilda'
  • US Supreme Court refuses to ban gay marriage in Massachusetts!!
  • Arabic speakers - there aren't enough for MI5 requirements
  • India sure is an amazing country ...
  • How China is enforcing its 'diktat' in Hong Kong
  • Government says 'Daily Mirror' photographs not taken in Iraq
  • European Parliament(EP) elections - 10th June 2004
  • Rumsfeld on the treatment of prisoners in Iraq
  • For lovers of kitsch - The Eurovision Song Contest
  • Some good news from Australia
  • The treatment of prisoners in Iraq under US and UK detention
  • Prisoner treatment in Iraq
  • New link added - Un swissroll

April 2004

  • On 'hiatus' - from Friday
  • Product placement - helped along by those tiresome intervening programmes
  • UKIP London mayoral candidate Frank Maloney -"I don't want to campaign around gays...I don't think they do a lot for society."
  • US Supreme Court looks at legality of detention of two US citizens held in South Carolina
  • British diplomats criticise strongly Blair's policy on Iraq
  • China denies Hong Kong right to choose next leader
  • Faith-based schools can't sack teachers for being gay - today's judgement
  • Draft legislation for ID cards published today
  • EU expansion - 1st May will see several new winemaking countries become members
  • Dr Jeffrey John hits back at anti-gay bigots in the Church
  • Cyprus remains divided
  • Rats preparing to leave a sinking ship? (Zimbabwean leadership)
  • Parallels with Guantanamo from sixty years ago - Germans interned in Texas in WWII
  • New link added - Giant Grizzly Twists And Shouts, by Robin
  • Don't talk about the war!!!
  • Molvania - a Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry
  • St George's Day - 23rd April
  • New link added - Heraldblog
  • More on the US Supreme Court and its deliberations on the legality of the Guantanamo detentions
  • Greek Cypriot Communist party looks set to scupper Cyprus reunification
  • Michigan passes discriminatory health legislation - aimed mainly at gays it seems
  • Poll says UK public 'happy to carry ID cards'
  • Oil for food, or to support Saddam's regime?
  • 'Enemy Combatants' and 'Prisoners of War'
  • EU constitution debate and the UK referendum
  • Homophobia watch - Northern Ireland (again)
  • Scientists warn on terror threat
  • Ten councils may be 'capped'
  • Scotland really is going to 'that place' in a handcart!
  • Kim (of North Korea) goes home
  • Fancy a trip to the Spratley Islands? Now you can ...
  • Scary fantasy from the fount of illiberality (WorldNetDaily)
  • Am I changing my mind about capital punishment? (Marc Dutroux case)
  • The hermit ventures from his lair (Kim Jong-il)
  • How I fared in the IOP Political Personality Test
  • Should the UK have a referendum on the EU constitution? - yes, say I
  • The dilemma facing Log Cabin Republicans
  • Sharon's illegal outrages continue
  • Guantanamo/South Carolina detentions to come before US Supreme Court
  • Dr Jeffrey John is rumoured to be up for senior Anglican appointment
  • Ernst Welteke resigns Presidency of the Bundesbank
  • The gentle face of Saudi Arabian home life. Not.
  • Homophobia watch - Northern Ireland
  • A glorious celestial spectacle
  • Fabrizio Quattrocchi - R.I.P.
  • Spain may legalise gay marriage
  • New link added - Normblog (Norman Geras)
  • 'Granite City' marred by racism
  • Tim Berners-Lee honoured
  • Death in custody - Christopher Alder
  • To take the money, or uphold bigoted views, that is the question ...
  • A whimsical look at life in Britain today
  • US Elections. Remember "From fanatacism to barbarism is only one step" - Denis Diderot
  • Britain: the 'Big Brother' country - a salutary view from abroad
  • Leader test results
  • UK Foreign Office expresses its concern to China about HK ruling
  • ID Cards: legislate in haste, repent at leisure ... sigh
  • Online payment for school meals being piloted in Surrey
  • Que l'Entente Cordiale dure longtemps! (May the 'Friendly Understanding' endure!)
  • Slovenes reject law to give the 'erased' back their rights
  • Slovenia and its 'erased' ethnic minorities
  • The sordid underbelly of British society (Morecambe Bay tragedy)
  • China and homosexuality - official attitudes are slowly changing
  • Just entering my 3rd year of blogging
  • UK appoints first ambassador with officially recognised gay partner
  • Fears China may be beginning to squeeze Hong Kong politically
  • Beverley Hughes, Immigration Minister, bows to inevitable and resigns

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