Elegy for a Raccoon

We had some very sad news yesterday. It was announced, by a friend close to the family, that blogger Anna Raccoon had died peacefully, very early on Thursday morning. Anna, whose real name was Susanne Cameron-Blackie, had been extremely ill with cancer for some time, but had borne it with exceptional grace. And she didn’t…

Brian Pead trial set to start during week of 14 August

Over the past few days we’ve been discussing the Hoaxtead mob’s strange affection for various convicted paedophiles. It occurred to us to wonder what was happening with Sabine and Belinda’s dear friend, Brian Pead, who was found guilty in 2010 of attempting to incite a 14-year-old girl to have sex with him for £300. Unfortunately…

Mr Coyote has an off day

Or is that a day off? Coyotes are hardy, resilient beasts, but even the hardiest sometimes come down with a case of the blerg…and it seems that El Coyote is having one of those days. Or possibly two. He’s currently curled up in his cave waiting for things to settle down, and will be back…

Sabine re-invents the wheel…again

Some of our readers might recall Sabine’s Amazing Digital Invention from a few months ago: her totally brand-new and revolutionary “Smart Knowledge Engine” has the astonishing and heretofore unknown ability to…erm…well, it’s capable of taking various images and assigning each greyscale pixel an automated colour, in order to create interesting three-dimensional images which aren’t really…

FAQ update #3: How to navigate the FAQs

We’re on our third day of updating and refreshing the FAQ section of the blog, and to be honest we’re starting to get a bit cross-eyed. At one point it occurred to us that while there’s a metric tonne of information in them thar pages, it might be difficult for the average reader to find…