Archive for April, 2008


Sunday, April 13th, 2008

It is never too late to become what you might have been.

George Eliot

A Fortune

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

Surely the fallout of going bankrupt is enough that we don’t have to kick debtors when they are down by demanding they pay a fortune they can’t afford to officially admit they can’t cope.

Kate Hughes
Best Not To Be Sniffy About Bankruptcy


Friday, April 11th, 2008


I was as secretive, indeed I was as furtive as any conspirator. Discovery, we knew, simply must not happen, or else all our time and effort would have been wasted. If it were to be exposed that our particular group had got together and written a banking bill, that bill would have no chance whatever of passage by Congress … I do not feel it is any exaggeration to speak of our secret expedition to Jekyll Island as the occasion of the actual conception of what eventually became the Federal Reserve System.

Frank A. Vanderlip

From Behind

Friday, April 11th, 2008

My assistant Carl is exceptionally good looking - especially when he’s walking through the forest carrying a large format camera with the light coming in from behind him.

Vincent Skoglund
Recipe For Men


Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

He leapt onto the large reptile’s back, gouging at its eyes with his fingers trying to free his wife.

BBC News
Man Wrestles Croc (…)


Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

We’re inundated with requests to ban all sorts of things from our trains - personal music players, mobile phones, food and drink and even children are the most common suggestions. And I’m sorry, but we have to say no to all of them for the same reasons.

Nicholas Drury
TfL Central Customer Services