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Breaking Wind

by | 19th, September 2003

‘EXCUSE the interference, but writing this while standing in the eye of hurricane Isabel is a tricky thing.

Ever the professional, snapper Jim Bulb took this picture as he was blown away

It’s not the storm that’s causing the turbulence but the millions of other journalists, reporters, surfers, and lunatics who have joined us for better view of the 125mph whirlpool of wind.

Looking towards the mainland, we, like the Mail, can just make out the words of greeting left by Americans who have abandoned their homes along the eastern seaboard.

“Blow, Izzy, Blow,” reads one. “Life was swell before Isabel,” comes another. “Who shot Lord Archer?” asks a third, this one written on a T-shirt.

Looking up we can just make out the banner trailing from an overhead plane. It looks like the Presidential jet. Since the Star says that George Bush has “fled” Washington, which lies in the storm’s path, it must be.

“See you in Hell, suckers,” says the banner. “Remember God loves you but he loves me more. It’s my duty to live on after you’ve been swept out to sea and

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