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Now here’s a strange thing

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Now here’s a strange thing – just been munching some Walker’s Smoky Bacon crisps. It says on the side “Suitable for vegetarians”. Oh. Even stranger, their Cheese and Onion crisps are apparently not suitable for ’em…

Right, I’m now going to

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Right, I’m now going to try to stay in for a whole week to do my dissertation, which is blatantly not going to happen. Ho hum. Hello to Becki when she eventually logs on to this, and thanx for the Bristol drunkenness! I’m off to bed.

Just received my new mailing

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Just received my new mailing of Popbitch, and it pointed this out: Have you seen the new Geri Halliwell video? It seems that the rumours of the dancer not actually being her are gathering speed. EMI issued a denial this morning: “Those claims are categorically not true,” said a spokesman. “You only have to look at her in recent photos to see that it is her body in the video.”

So consider this.
1. Within the Spice Girls, who were all terrible at
dancing, Geri was famous for being by a distance
the very worst.
2. The video features precisely executed double-
pirouettes, dancing en pointe and perfect splits:
moves professional dancers take years to develop.
3. All these moves are shot without her face being
featured.
4. The “Geri” in the dance sequence seems to have
bigger thigh muscles than the Geri we know and love.

Hmmm. And while we’re at it, Baby Spice’s legs aren’t actually that long in her new video. They’ve been digitally stretched.

Oh, and by the way,

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Oh, and by the way, have you heard of the band “matchbox twenty“? They’re absolutely stonking. Jac pointed them out, and I’ve since invested in both their albums. The lead singer Rob Thomas was the one who sang “Smooth” by Santana last year, and the band actually sound a bit like the Goo Goo Dolls, who are also corking… just thought I’d share this with you…