Friday, September 20, 2013


'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print;
 A book's a book, although there's nothing in't.
~ Lord Byron, English Bards and Scotch Reviewers

A schoolboy treats a lady to dinner in a restaurant. He has only one rouble, twenty kopecks. The bill comes to four roubles thirty kopecks. He has no money and begins to cry. The proprietor boxes his ears. He was talking to the lady about Abyssinia. This is one of the eIght images from Anton  Chekhov and his note books on CNS

The Premier, himself a former journalist, is without doubt one of the most skilled media managers ever to occupy public office in this country MEdia rules in the court of Carr