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calendar   Thursday - July 05, 2007

The Goreacle Strikes Again!

Freaking. Unbelievable.  I wish I was this consistant.

imageimage Within an hour, its devastating work was done. Hailstones the size of marbles had battered Battersea and flashfloods caused chaos in Clapham. Lightning lit up the blackened sky.

For a brief period this afternoon, parts of South London were deluged by a freak hailstorm.







Of course, Gore was attending the Dead Earth event in London.  Tim Blair notes that crickets seem to be the ones attending.

DEAD EARTH
Turkey: Less than three weeks after Al Gore, the environmental campaigner and former vice president, visited Istanbul to announce its participation in the round-the-world Live Earth concerts on July 7, organizers announced yesterday that the city had been dropped from the roster of nine sites because of a lack of interest ...

South Africa: Organizers seeking to stimulate lagging ticket sales moved the Live Earth concert to the 18,000-seat Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg ...

Germany: Only half of the tickets have been sold. Hamburg tourist officials are giving away the tickets in promotional packages.

Brazil: Brazilian authorities have obtained a court injunction suspending the Rio show of the Live Earth global series of concerts set for Saturday on concerns about security in the crime-hit city.

Mweh.


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