Monthly Archives: February 2007

Abergavenny In Top 10

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Abergavenny town centre

Abergavenny named one of UK’s Top 10 Country Towns.

Abergavenny has been named one of Britain’s Top 10 Country towns in Period Living & Traditional Homes magazines Best of British Awards 2004-2005.

Over 200,000 readers of this market-leading title were asked to nominate the aspects of traditional British life that they love best.

Well its nice that somebody noticed! Continue reading

Wi-fi gives you breasts…

Wi-fi could be altering our DNA

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Men will grow breasts and Hamsters will become feral, suggests Gary Marshall in .net magazine. Two UK schools have just banned Wi-Fi after pressure from concerned parents. Those parents are undoubtedly well meaning, but they are also idiots.

To date there’s no evidence that Wi-Fi is any more of a threat than a non geneticly tampered Hamster. However campaigners are quick to point out that it cannot be proved that it is safe. The internet is blamed for the numourous sites warning you about Wi-Fi. Continue reading

Paris Hilton and word power.

Thats a combo of words I never thought I would see together!

Paris Hilton

Over at drasago blog I read an article which made me smile at its irony. This little episode, all news to me, is just so wrong in so many ways.

“A few months ago Miss Hilton stopped paying the rental fee on a storage space she had. The Storage rental company auctioned off everything in her unit, and some guy bought it all up for peanuts.
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Wales 9 v 19 Ireland

Ireland make Wales pay for their mistakes

James Hook breaking through the Irish lineIn an open and thrilling RBS Six Nations clash in Cardiff. Wales had a nightmare start when Brian O’Driscoll blocked Stephen Jones’ kick and Rory Best scored after 46 seconds.

The hosts worked their way back through three Jones penalties, but the Irish led at half-time as O’Driscoll dived over in the corner for a converted try.

A third Irish try nine minutes from the end, Ronan O’Gara scoring from close range, ended Welsh hopes of a comeback.

It is a feeling of frustration, we got the effort and intensity we wanted but we didn’t have the edge…

– Wales Coach, Gareth Jenkins.

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Italy 3 v 39 France

Crushing win over Italy

mignoni.jpgFrance opened the defence of their RBS Six Nations title with a crushing five-try win over a disappointing Italy at the Stadio Flaminio in Rome. Italy had been thought capable of springing a shock, but the home side failed to convert chances into points.

Tries from Christophe Dominici, Cedric Heymans and Sebastien Chabal put France in a commanding 17-3 lead at the break.

It was more of the same in the second half, with Chabal crossing again before Yannick Jauzion added a fifth.

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England 42 v 20 Scotland

Controversial win for England

Wilkinson touchdown?Wilkinson scored 27 points, including a controversial second-half try, while Robinson grabbed two tries as England put Scotland to the sword.

England shrugged off Simon Taylor’s try for a 17-10 lead at the break, and they cut loose in the second half.

Magnus Lund crossed on 73 minutes and Rob Dewey grabbed a late consolation.

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