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First Night in Brighton

So we had our first night there. I have woken with a slight headache, ear-ache and sore throat so I am feeling a bit off-balance.  But those are caused, as I well know, by a sleepless night. And not our new home in central Brighton. My mother calls it our subterranean control centre. I think […]

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Totem

A huge tortoise shell looms below the sparkling figure gently spinning in a slow descent into the packed Royal Albert Hall. The tortoise shell is ripped from the skeletal dome upon which it rests as the “crystal man” reaches the top of the central prop for tonight’s performance of Totem by Cirque du Soleil. “He […]

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Rules for Girls in Crete

My soon-to-be mother-in-law, somewhat concerned it seems about the trouble my fiancee’s little sister might find herself in on an upcoming trip to Crete, has prepared this hilarious but touching crib sheet, printed and laminated once for each girl on the trip.

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Laptop Theft

If you’re the guy who stole my laptop and contents of my laptop bag last night (18/5/10) please could I have my Moleskin notebook back? It has only sentimental value and I’ll even pay you to return it… Thanks.

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Grand Designs

Absolutely inspirational… http://www.channel4.com/4homes/on-tv/grand-designs/episode-guides/sussex-the-woodman-s-cottage-08-06-11_p_1.html

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Dilbert on Lehman

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The End of Lehman Brothers?

Hmmm… The end of Lehman?

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Joe Bageant

Try stomaching this article from the BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_7600000/7600592.stm Find your answers to questions about the man here http://www.energygrid.com/society/ap-bageant.html “Ya know, I don’t think you Brits understand that when the last blood of dinosaurs is drained from the Middle East, we will bomb the fuck out of you in the competition for the last drop. As […]

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Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling is fast becoming one of my favourite actors. The folks over at Lovefilm keep putting his work through my letterbox, and neither myself or Lucy have been disappointed so far. I found his portrayal of crack addict schoolteacher Dan Dunne in Half Nelson particularly inspirational, despite the apparent desperation of his situation throughout […]

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Fast & Furious

Having just returned from a fortnight of perfect sunshine, to the sobering oppression of the British rain, I needed something to cheer me up… My favourite scene from the original…