Why Arnold can’t be president

Austria has a bad reputation politically, and that reputation was sullied even more this week with the news of Josef F, now 73, who allegedly fathered seven children with his daughter, whom he kept locked up in a cellar for 24 years. Along with incinerating one of the babies who died shortly after birth, he kept three others in the dark until now.


Apparently made famous by Homer Simpson, this expression was first used (I imagine) 96 years ago today, as Captain W Smith went down with the Titanic.


When I was 10, I went to England for the first time, and kept a diary. Would any of you be interested if I were to reproduce it here, day for day, from 1987-1988? For that matter, would anyone be interested in seeing the aborted follow-up from 1994? I'm always fascinated how blogging has become … Continue reading Diary