In The Guardian, Alexis Petridis penned a fantastic reflection on the UK’s scary public information films of the 1960s to 1980s. For more than 60 years, the government’s Central Office of Information (COI) created FUD-fostering films about talking to strangers, playing with matches, sticking things in electric outlets, rabies, slippery floors, etc. The COI was shut down last week due to funding cuts.
* * CAT SNIP: The Oriental Shorthairs, like all the Siamese group breeds, have a long, tubular body, the same width from shoulder to hip. Even their toes are long and slender. Despite their sleek shape, their bodies are muscular and firm, shown off by the luster of their short, close lying coat.