Bombings, what bombings?

London gasped in horrified anticipation, then shrugged collectively as four more bombing attempts fizzled out harmlessly today.

Bignoseduglyguy at London Metblogs responded quickly to the breaking news. Wikipedia has an amazingly comprehensive page already up—hat's off. And there's a detailed, blow by blow account with quotes from the mainstream media's responses to the events at

And Pinkfairycat, also at London Metblogs, panicked for ten minutes, then decided to make dinner and have a bath. Those of us who lived through the IRA attacks on London at the end of the last century feel right at home, in the most unfortunate way.

1 comment

  • Faith

    Looks like they’ve got the bastards who tried to blow us up again last week…not before time, either!
    So much for their 80 virgins. I think where they’re going (unfortunately we don’t ‘do’ the death sentence here, which I think would be entirely appropriate in this situation), they’ll be getting a whole different sexual experience…
    These total idiots have done unspeakable damage to this country and the religion they claim to be acting in the name of, so I can only wish pain and suffering on them.
    I’ve known some lovely Muslims, and therefore can’t condemn a whole section of our society, but unfortunately some people in this country only know about the extremists who try to bring carnage in the name of Islam. It’s going to be hard work trying to convince some people to live and let live now.

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