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WORDS TO THE WISE: Quotes from our November 20 edition

PUBLISHED: 10:33 21 November 2008 | UPDATED: 15:39 07 September 2010

It IS HARD to measure exactly how many people took part, but we think there were around 12,000. I went to an event at a Jewish Care home and there was a man over the age of 100 holding balloons and singing for us. Laura Marks has every right to reflect pr

It IS HARD to measure exactly how many people took part, but we think there were around 12,000. I went to an event at a Jewish Care home and there was a man over the age of 100 holding balloons and singing for us.

Laura Marks has every right to reflect proudly on Mitzvah Day. After all, it was her idea.

I've been following Gary's story for a while. I took an interest in it because I'm a bit of a computer geek myself.

Mark Kelly, who plays keyboards for Marillion, explains why he is backing computer hacker Gary McKinnon.

We are determined to get to the bottom of what has happened here.

Thousands of litres of diesel oil have mysteriously disappeared from the Whittington Estate and Camden Council officials are stumped. Have they thought about interviewing pirates from Somalia?

We were a group of about 15 musicians and we were looking for a conductor. We whittled the list of possible candidates down to two people - one of them was drop dead gorgeous and the other one was Alan.

They made the right decision in the end... Janet Ridett, a founding member of the Hill Singers, later to become the North London Chorus, fondly remembers the day she first met conductor Alan Hazeldine who died recently after a battle with cancer.

You caused no damage. You made no threats. It was a peaceful demonstration. It has no doubt caused considerable embarrassment to those concerned with security at the House of Commons.

The eminently sensible District Judge Nicholas Evans gave eco campaigner Tamsin Omond a conditional discharge for her famous rooftop protest at the Houses of Parliament.


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