Monthly Archives: January 2013

My top five everyday gadgets

I’ve never been one of those fellows who are romanced by gadgets. As far as I am concerned, they mainly fall into four categories. Things which make a simple task easier, but offset this by being temperamental, proving difficult to clean or … Continue reading

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Temperance for the modern man

My main challenge of this month has been that abominable test of willpower known as the dry January. This is my twenty-third day off the sauce, and I can say with absolute certainty that I have not been this sober … Continue reading

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The best of intentions

I never understand why everyone is so disparaging about New Year’s resolutions. Of course the gyms will not stay as busy as they are this month, and the joggers thronging the streets will return to a more usual number in … Continue reading

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