From the BBC: how not to eat healthily for £1 a day

Well-to-do people who like to lecture the supposedly feckless poor on their diets always overlook this – the fact that, paradoxically, poor people can’t afford to eat cheaply.

Great take-down of an idiotic article (and a widespread misunderstanding of what it is to be poor. Reminds me of this fantastic post by J. Scalzi: Being poor).


Diegetic sound: Sound in films is termed diegetic if it is part of the narrative sphere of the film. (wk)

Royal Bodies

Royal Bodies

Kate seems to have been selected for her role of princess because she was irreproachable: as painfully thin as anyone could wish, without quirks, without oddities, without the risk of the emergence of character.

Superbly written.