Bewleys announced today that they will be reopening their Grafton Street premises in May. It will be managed by the men behind Café Bar Deli, Odessa, Eden and the Market Bar which means the food will be decent at last. It will have four separate areas including a café and patisserie on the ground floor, a fish restaurant and a restaurant serving Mediterranean type food.
Interesting piece here in the always excellent New York Review about class in American politics. Sarah Byam had a good piece here on Tuppenceworth a few years ago about how the right deny that class exists whenever there's any debate about economic priorities. To do otherwise would give the lie to the official line that there's no such thing as class.
This piece is thematically linked to Fergal Crehan's excellent treatise on on-line libel. In it I hope to map out how the Information Age is truly upon us and the days of 'it will be alright on the night' management of websites or other information are long behind us. A barrister talks openly about 'cornering the market in IT Law'.
EuroNews: "The European Parliament, which next month starts chewing over the EuropeanCommission's proposals for working hours has already begun re-inforcing several key worker's rights. The Employment and Social Affairs Commission meeting on Wednesday has by a large majority accepted the idea of progressively abandoning 'opt out' cases, where the 48 hour.
Community Radio- Entering The Digital Age: "Community Radio - Entering the Digital AgeWith webcasting, iPods and P2P file sharing, it is difficult not to notice that the ways people are using audio are rapidly changing. Where a few years ago teenagers might swop 'mix tapes' it is likely now that they will instead swop a few gigbytes of their favourite artists.